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Definition of Rough

Adjective: rough (rougher,roughest)  rúf

  1. Having or caused by an irregular surface
    "trees with rough bark"; "rough ground"; "rough skin"; "rough blankets";
    - unsmooth
  2. (of persons or behaviour) lacking refinement or finesse
    "she was a diamond in the rough"; "rough manners"
  3. Not quite exact or correct
    "a rough guess";
    - approximate, approximative
  4. Full of hardship or trials
    "they were having a rough time";
    - rocky
  5. Violently agitated and turbulent
    "rough weather"; "rough seas";
    - boisterous, fierce
  6. Unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound
    "a rough voice";
    - grating, gravelly, rasping, raspy, scratchy
  7. Ready and able to resort to force or violence
    "they were rough and determined fighting men";
    - pugnacious
  8. (botany) of the margin of a leaf shape; having the edge cut, fringed or scalloped
  9. Causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements
    "a rough ride";
    - rocky, bumpy, jolty, jolting, jumpy
  10. Not shaped by cutting or trimming
    "rough gemstones";
    - uncut
  11. Not carefully or expertly made
    "rough carpentry";
    - crude
  12. Not perfected
    "a rough draft"; "a few rough sketches"
  13. Unpleasantly stern
    "the nomad life is rough and hazardous";
    - harsh
  14. Unkind, cruel or uncivil
    "a rough answer";
    - harsh
Verb: rough  rúf
  1. Prepare in preliminary or sketchy form
    - rough in, rough out
Adverb: rough  rúf
  1. With roughness or violence ('rough' is an informal variant for 'roughly')
    "they treated him rough";
    - roughly
  2. With rough motion as over a rough surface
    "ride rough";
    - roughly
Noun: rough  rúf
  1. The part of a golf course bordering the fairway where the grass is not cut short

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Anagrams containing the word rough

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