coarse ( coarser comparative) ( coarsest superlative )
1 adj Coarse things have a rough texture because they consist of thick threads or large pieces.
(=rough) (Antonym: fine)
...a jacket made of very coarse cloth., ...a beach of coarse sand.
...coarsely ground black pepper.
2 adj If you describe someone as coarse, you mean that he or she talks and behaves in a rude and offensive way., (disapproval)
The soldiers did not bother to moderate their coarse humour in her presence.
coarsely adv ADV with v
The women laughed coarsely at some vulgar joke.
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