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1. coarse

adjective. ['ˈkɔrs'] lacking refinement or cultivation or taste.

Synonyms

  • unrefined
  • common
  • vulgar
  • uncouth

Antonyms

  • polished
  • regular
  • even
  • ironed

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Rhymes with Coarse

  • reinforce
  • gift-horse
  • midcourse
  • remorse
  • perforce
  • outsource
  • laforce
  • ensource
  • enforce
  • endorse
  • divorce
  • vorce
  • source
  • sorce
  • nourse
  • norse
  • morss
  • morse
  • horse
  • hoarse
  • fourths
  • forse
  • force
  • course
  • 'course
  • corse
  • bourse
  • borse

How do you pronounce coarse?

Pronounce coarse as kɔrs.

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Sentences with coarse


1. Adjective
Traditional pumpernickel bread is a whole grain bread made with coarse rye meal and rye flour.

2. Verb, 3rd person singular present
Use coarse sandpaper to sand over the cracked area along the sides.

3. Noun, singular or mass
Pour equal measurements of perlite and coarse sand in a bucket.

Quotes about coarse


1. Do you think it is a vain hope that one day man will find joy in noble deeds of light and mercy, rather than in the coarse pleasures he indulges in today -- gluttony, fornication, ostentation, boasting, and envious vying with his neighbor? I am certain this is not a vain hope and that the day will come soon.
- Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Brothers Karamazov

2. coarse-grained

adjective. composed of or covered with particles resembling meal in texture or consistency.

Synonyms

  • mealy
  • farinaceous
  • coarse
  • granular
  • grainy
  • gritty
  • harsh

Antonyms

  • superior
  • achondritic
  • cowardly
  • pleasant

3. coarse-grained

adjective. not having a fine texture.

Synonyms

  • large-grained
  • coarse

Antonyms

  • starchless
  • smooth
  • refined

4. coarse-haired

adjective. having coarse hair or fur.

Synonyms

  • coarse-furred
  • hirsute
  • haired

Antonyms

  • unalarming
  • depilous
  • glabrescent
  • naked-tailed

5. coarse-furred

adjective. having coarse hair or fur.

Synonyms

  • hirsute
  • coarse-haired
  • haired

Antonyms

  • unalarming
  • depilous
  • glabrescent
  • naked-tailed

6. coarse-textured

adjective. having surface roughness.

Synonyms

  • rough
  • rough-textured
  • textured

Antonyms

  • polished
  • regular
  • even
  • fine

7. coarse

adjective. ['ˈkɔrs'] of textures that are rough to the touch or substances consisting of relatively large particles.

Synonyms

  • unsmooth
  • mealy
  • farinaceous
  • loose
  • rough
  • texture
  • large-grained
  • coarse-grained
  • granulated
  • open
  • grainy
  • granular
  • plush-like
  • gritty
  • harsh
  • plushy

Antonyms

  • smooth
  • slippery
  • starchless
  • confine

8. coarse

adjective. ['ˈkɔrs'] of low or inferior quality or value.

Synonyms

  • inferior

Antonyms

  • spell
  • stiffen
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