Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “rough sth out”

See all translations

rough sth out

verb uk phrasal verb with rough   /rʌf/ us  
If you rough out a drawing, idea, or plan, you draw or write the main parts of it without giving its details.
Translations of “rough sth out”
in Chinese (Traditional) 勾勒,畫出…的輪廓, 擬出…的梗概,草擬…
in Chinese (Simplified) 勾勒,画出…的轮廓, 拟出…的梗概,草拟…
(Definition of rough sth out from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of rough sth out?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “rough sth out” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

juggernaut

a very large, heavy truck

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

crossfit noun

March 23, 2015
high-intensity strength training Two women in strappy dresses discussed how much weight they could snatch

Read More