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adjective (ROUGH)    /kɔːs/ US  /kɔːrs/
rough and not smooth or soft, or not in very small pieces: coarse sand/breadcrumbs Linen is a coarse-grained fabric.Rough, irregular and uneven coarsely     /-li/ adverb Rude and cheekyRelating to sex and sexual desire coarseness     /-nəs/ noun [U] The coarseness of the cloth irritated her skin. I can't stand his coarseness and stupidity.Rude and cheekyRelating to sex and sexual desireRough, irregular and uneven
(Definition of coarse adjective (ROUGH) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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