Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Composed of large or rough parts or particles; inferior; rude; low; vulgar; indelicate.

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Usage examples "coarse":

  1. The driver, he noticed, was a young man, of pleasant manners, though dressed in a coarse suit. - "The Young Musician or, Fighting His Way", Horatio Alger.
  2. I take care of him, but he keeps me from getting too coarse and rough. - "A Master's Degree", Margaret Hill McCarter.
  3. After a few more answers he disappeared, to return carrying two pieces of letter paper on which were tea and a little coarse native sugar. - "African Camp Fires", Stewart Edward White.