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rough-hewn

adjective  /ˈrʌfˈhjun/

rough-hewn adjective (OBJECT)

looking not finished or not smooth: The students sang on a rough-hewn stage.

rough-hewn adjective (PERSON)

not very polite and having a lack of grace and style: The hero in the film is a rough-hewn detective.
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