One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
rough, bristly, scratchy, prickly, hairy, shaggy, wiry
2‘his coarse ugly features contorted with rage’
heavy, broad, large, rough, rough-hewn, unrefined, inelegant
3‘a coarse, common boy’
oafish, loutish, boorish, churlish, uncouth, rude, discourteous, impolite, ungentlemanly, unladylike, ill-mannered, uncivil, ill-bred, vulgar, common, rough, uncultured, uncivilized, crass, foul-mouthed
North American informal trailer-park
4‘a coarse innuendo’
vulgar, crude, rude, off colour, offensive, dirty, filthy, smutty, obscene, indelicate, improper, indecent, indecorous, unseemly, crass, tasteless, lewd, prurient
bawdy, earthy, broad, ribald, salty
informal blue, raunchy, nudge-nudge, farmyard
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