Meaning of COARSE in English


adj.1 a rough or loose in texture or grain; made of large particles. b (of a person's features) rough or large.

2 lacking refinement or delicacy; crude, obscene (coarse humour).

3 rude, uncivil.

4 inferior, common.

Phrases and idioms:

coarse fish Brit. any freshwater fish other than salmon and trout.


coarsely adv. coarseness n. coarsish adj.

Etymology: ME: orig. unkn.

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.