Meaning of “rough edges” in the English Dictionary

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"rough edges" in British English

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rough edges

If something such as a product, a piece of work or a performance has rough edges, some parts of it could be improved:

He's a great player, but his game still has a few rough edges.

If a person has rough edges, they do not always behave well and politely:

Age and experience have softened his rough edges (= have made him a more polite or gentle person).

(Definition of “rough edges” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)