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English definition of “rough-hewn”


adjective uk   /ˌrʌfˈhjuːn/ us  
describes a material, such as wood or stone, that has been shaped, but not given a smooth surfaceRough, irregular and uneven If someone's character or behaviour is rough-hewn, they do not seem very polite: She's an experienced politician with a rough-hewn style.Rude and cheekyRelating to sex and sexual desire
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