Meaning of rough

Definition of rough

(adj) having or caused by an irregular surface; "trees with rough bark"; "rough ground"; "rough skin"; "rough blankets"; "his unsmooth face"
(of persons or behavior) lacking refinement or finesse; "she was a diamond in the rough"; "rough manners"
not quite exact or correct; "the approximate time was 10 o'clock"; "a rough guess"; "a ballpark estimate"
full of hardship or trials; "the rocky road to success"; "they were having a rough time"
violently agitated and turbulent; "boisterous winds and waves"; "the fierce thunders roar me their music"- Ezra Pound; "rough weather"; "rough seas"
unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound; "a gravelly voice"
ready and able to resort to force or violence; "pugnacious spirits...lamented that there was so little prospect of an exhilarating disturbance"- Herman Melville; "they were rough and determined fighting men"
of the margin of a leaf shape; having the edge cut or fringed or scalloped
causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements; "a rough ride"
not shaped by cutting or trimming; "an uncut diamond"; "rough gemstones"
not carefully or expertly made; "managed to make a crude splint"; "a crude cabin of logs with bark still on them"; "rough carpentry"
not perfected; "a rough draft"; "a few rough sketches"
unpleasantly stern; "wild and harsh country full of hot sand and cactus"; "the nomad life is rough and hazardous"
unkind or cruel or uncivil; "had harsh words"; "a harsh and unlovable old tyrant"; "a rough answer"
(adv) with roughness or violence (`rough' is an informal variant for `roughly'); "he was pushed roughly aside"; "they treated him rough"
with rough motion as over a rough surface; "ride rough"
(noun) the part of a golf course bordering the fairway where the grass is not cut short

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