Significado de “rough” - en el Diccionario Inglés

rough en inglés británico

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roughadjective

uk /rʌf/ us /rʌf/

rough adjective (NOT EVEN)

B1 not even or smooth, often because of being in bad condition:

It was a rough mountain road, full of stones and huge holes.

B1 If a surface such as paper or skin is rough, it does not feel smooth when you touch it:

My hands get very rough in the cold.

Rough ground is ground that is not used for any particular purpose, is not even, and is full of wild plants.

Más ejemplos

  • Driving on those rough roads has really done for my car.
  • The horse and cart jogged down the rough track towards the farm.
  • My tyres took quite a punishing on the rough terrain.
  • The fabric had a rough texture.
  • He had workman's hands that were rough and covered with calluses.

rough adjective (NOT EXACT)

B1 [ before noun ] not exact or detailed:

The builder did a rough sketch of how the new stairs would look.
This is only a rough guess.
She made a rough estimate/calculation of the likely cost.
The tests are a rough guide to students' progress.
Synonym

Más ejemplos

  • This is only a rough draft - the finished article will have pictures as well.
  • I can give you a rough estimate of how much it will cost.
  • I never follow recipes exactly when I cook - I just use them as rough guides.
  • Could you give me a rough approximation of how many people will be coming?
  • You can get a rough idea of the size of the room by pacing it out.

rough adjective (POOR QUALITY)

used to describe an alcoholic drink, especially wine, that tastes cheap and often strong

not made in a careful or expensive way:

I made a rough table out of some old boxes.

rough adjective (SOUND)

A rough voice or sound is hard and loud.

If a machine sounds rough, it is making a noise because it is in bad condition.

rough adjective (STORMY)

B2 (of the weather or the sea) having strong winds or big waves:

I'm always seasick if the water/wind/sea/weather is rough.
roughness
noun [ U ] uk /ˈrʌf.nəs/ us /ˈrʌf.nəs/

roughverb

uk /rʌf/ us /rʌf/

roughnoun

uk /rʌf/ us /rʌf/

roughadverb

uk /rʌf/ us /rʌf/

(Definición de rough del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

rough en inglés americano

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roughadjective [ -er/-est only ]

us /rʌf/

rough adjective [ -er/-est only ] (UNEVEN)

(of a surface) not even or smooth:

It was a rough road, full of potholes.
Her laugh was rough and loud.

rough adjective [ -er/-est only ] (VIOLENT)

violent or stormy:

The sea was too rough for sailing.
They live in a rough neighborhood.

rough adjective [ -er/-est only ] (DIFFICULT)

difficult or unpleasant:

She’s had a rough year – she lost her job, then her father died.

rough adjective [ -er/-est only ] (NOT EXACT)

not exact or detailed; approximate:

I quickly made a rough table from some boards.
Can you give us a rough estimate of the cost?
rough
adverb [ not gradable ] us /rʌf/

The team had a reputation for playing rough.

Modismos

(Definición de rough del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

rough en inglés de negocios

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roughadjective

uk /rʌf/ us

fairly correct but not exact or detailed:

The $51 million is a rough estimate.
These are very rough figures which will help us to plan for the future.

not completely finished:

He gave me a rough draft of the presentation.

difficult or unpleasant:

Small stores are having a very rough time .
Subprime lending on private markets is in for a rough ride.

roughnoun

uk /rʌf/ us

[ C ] a first quick drawing of something:

He sent me over the roughs.
in rough

simple and without details:

The plans were drawn up in rough .

(Definición de rough del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)