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Overview of noun rough

The noun rough has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. rough

(the part of a golf course bordering the fairway where the grass is not cut short)


Overview of verb rough

The verb rough has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) rough in, rough, rough out

(prepare in preliminary or sketchy form)


Overview of adj rough

The adj rough has 14 senses? (first 7 from tagged texts)
1. (13) rough, unsmooth

(having or caused by an irregular surface; "trees with rough bark"; "rough ground"; "rough skin"; "rough blankets"; "his unsmooth face")

2. (2) rough

((of persons or behavior) lacking refinement or finesse; "she was a diamond in the rough"; "rough manners")

3. (2) approximate, approximative, rough

(not quite exact or correct; "the approximate time was 10 o'clock"; "a rough guess"; "a ballpark estimate")

4. (1) rocky, rough

(full of hardship or trials; "the rocky road to success"; "they were having a rough time")

5. (1) boisterous, fierce, rough

(violently agitated and turbulent; "boisterous winds and waves"; "the fierce thunders roar me their music"- Ezra Pound; "rough weather"; "rough seas")

6. (1) grating, gravelly, rasping, raspy, rough, scratchy

(unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound; "a gravelly voice")

7. (1) pugnacious, rough

(ready and able to resort to force or violence; "pugnacious spirits...lamented that there was so little prospect of an exhilarating disturbance"- Herman Melville; "they were rough and determined fighting men")

8. rough

(of the margin of a leaf shape; having the edge cut or fringed or scalloped)

9. rough, rocky, bumpy, jolty, jolting, jumpy

(causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements; "a rough ride")

10. uncut, rough

(not shaped by cutting or trimming; "an uncut diamond"; "rough gemstones")

11. crude, rough

(not carefully or expertly made; "managed to make a crude splint"; "a crude cabin of logs with bark still on them"; "rough carpentry")

12. rough

(not perfected; "a rough draft"; "a few rough sketches")

13. harsh, rough

(unpleasantly stern; "wild and harsh country full of hot sand and cactus"; "the nomad life is rough and hazardous")

14. harsh, rough

(unkind or cruel or uncivil; "had harsh words"; "a harsh and unlovable old tyrant"; "a rough answer")


Overview of adv rough

The adv rough has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) roughly, rough

(with roughness or violence (`rough' is an informal variant for `roughly'); "he was pushed roughly aside"; "they treated him rough")

2. roughly, rough

(with rough motion as over a rough surface; "ride rough")

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