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1. rough

adjective. ['ˈrʌf'] having or caused by an irregular surface.

Synonyms

  • lined
  • rugose
  • slubbed
  • wartlike
  • nubby
  • homespun
  • imbricate
  • nubbly
  • stony
  • sandpapery
  • leprose
  • scurfy
  • pocked
  • bouldered
  • uneven
  • costate
  • corded
  • coarse
  • scratchy
  • unironed
  • roughish
  • ribbed
  • cracked
  • pebbly
  • saw-like
  • wrinkled
  • twilled
  • squamulose
  • harsh
  • warty
  • barky
  • cragged
  • rugged
  • unpolished
  • irregular
  • abrasive
  • rockbound
  • rocky
  • verrucose
  • scabrous
  • mountainous
  • shingly
  • seamed
  • bouldery
  • chapped
  • craggy
  • nonslippery
  • coarse-textured
  • bumpy
  • crushed
  • imbricated
  • unsmooth
  • hilly
  • bullate
  • potholed
  • lepidote
  • shagged
  • alligatored
  • rough-textured
  • scabby
  • scaly
  • shaggy
  • tweedy
  • pockmarked
  • broken
  • gravelly
  • textured
  • roughened

Antonyms

  • regular
  • even
  • fine
  • ironed
  • smooth
  • slippery

Etymology

  • ruh (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Rough Cut

  • terre-haute
  • somewhat
  • mcnutt
  • chesnutt
  • uncut
  • strut
  • rebut
  • curnutte
  • allnutt
  • what
  • smut
  • slut
  • skutt
  • scutt
  • schutte
  • klugt
  • glut
  • abut
  • tutt
  • tut
  • shutt
  • shut
  • schutt
  • schut
  • rutt
  • rut
  • putt
  • phut
  • nutt
  • nut

2. rough

adjective. ['ˈrʌf'] (of persons or behavior) lacking refinement or finesse.

Antonyms

  • delicate

Etymology

  • ruh (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. rough

adjective. ['ˈrʌf'] not quite exact or correct.

Synonyms

  • inexact
  • approximate

Antonyms

  • superior
  • good-natured
  • sane

Etymology

  • ruh (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. rough

adjective. ['ˈrʌf'] violently agitated and turbulent.

Synonyms

  • fierce
  • stormy

Antonyms

  • soft
  • unblemished
  • variability

Etymology

  • ruh (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. rough

adjective. ['ˈrʌf'] unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound.

Synonyms

  • cacophonous
  • cacophonic
  • rasping
  • raspy
  • gravelly
  • grating

Antonyms

  • unlined
  • urban
  • factory-made
  • softhearted

Etymology

  • ruh (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. rough

adjective. ['ˈrʌf'] ready and able to resort to force or violence.

Synonyms

  • aggressive

Antonyms

  • flexible
  • unbordered

Etymology

  • ruh (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. cut

verb. ['ˈkʌt'] separate with or as if with an instrument.

Synonyms

  • mortice
  • dissect
  • mortise
  • julienne
  • snick
  • disunite
  • cut down
  • pare
  • transect
  • rip
  • scissor
  • shear
  • tail
  • undercut
  • divide
  • cut up
  • hob
  • chase
  • cut across
  • strike down
  • whittle
  • slice up
  • crosscut
  • cube
  • sever
  • gash
  • nip
  • bisect
  • clip
  • chatter
  • dock
  • slit
  • incise
  • sabre
  • chip at
  • rebate
  • tap
  • bore
  • lop
  • dice
  • nick
  • part
  • carve
  • hack
  • trim
  • manicure
  • saw
  • cut off
  • slash
  • separate
  • snip off
  • trisect
  • chamfer
  • drill
  • snip
  • nip off
  • discerp
  • trench
  • shave
  • cut away
  • slice
  • jag
  • saber
  • bevel
  • fell
  • pink
  • cradle
  • circumcise
  • indent
  • tomahawk
  • break off
  • mow
  • knap
  • chop
  • furrow
  • chip
  • bob
  • drop
  • plane

Antonyms

  • loosen
  • depersonalize
  • dissimilate
  • demilitarize

Etymology

  • cutten (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. cut

verb. ['ˈkʌt'] cut down on; make a reduction in.

Synonyms

  • bring down
  • shave
  • downsize
  • lessen
  • subtract
  • trim down
  • retrench
  • spill
  • deflate
  • knock off
  • cut down
  • cut back
  • inflate
  • trim
  • decrease
  • quench
  • reduce
  • slash
  • minify
  • detract
  • thin out
  • take away
  • thin
  • shorten

Antonyms

  • inflate
  • deflate
  • increase
  • lengthen

Etymology

  • cutten (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. cut

adjective. ['ˈkʌt'] separated into parts or laid open or penetrated with a sharp edge or instrument.

Synonyms

  • cut up
  • split
  • perforated
  • pierced
  • sliced
  • severed
  • cut off
  • chopped
  • incised
  • perforate
  • punctured

Antonyms

  • join
  • connect
  • ascend
  • rise

Etymology

  • cutten (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. cut

verb. ['ˈkʌt'] turn sharply; change direction abruptly.

Synonyms

  • slue
  • trend
  • slew
  • yaw
  • peel off
  • curve
  • turn
  • sheer
  • swerve

Antonyms

  • mythologize
  • dull
  • quieten
  • worsen

Etymology

  • cutten (Middle English (1100-1500))
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