rough

All Adjective Noun
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  • The latter is rough-looking material and remains of the original plant are still visible.
  • The result was a rough example of what the final product was intended to be.
  • She had a rough qualifying round and placed third in the short program.
  • While the surrounding seas are generally rough, they remain ice-free year-round.
  • The Residents, at this time, were at a rough point in their career.
  • What would be thought of our own roughs in such a country? Cited from Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan, by Lafcadio Hearn
  • At the time the group was having difficulty with its record label Rough Trade.
  • When I got into it the wind seemed to be rougher than ever. Cited from Marie Claire, by Marguerite Audoux
  • The other side is rougher because it was originally covered by an earth bank.
  • Come what come may, Time and the hour runs through the roughest day. Cited from Familiar Quotations, ed. by John Bartlett
  • Who would mind roughing it a bit if that were all it meant? Cited from Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow, Jerome K. Jerome2
  • Their influence among the rougher elements along the line of rail is complete. Cited from The Hunted Woman, by James Oliver Curwood
  • Singing with a strong and rough voice, he really didn't need a mike.
  • They are about the roughest-looking lot I ever saw in the town. Cited from The Golden Canyon, by G. A. Henty
  • Due to poor records, they currently only know the rough whereabouts of half of them.
  • But what is a fellow to do, roughing it up and down the world like me? Cited from Barriers Burned Away, by E. P. Roe
  • I thought it would appear rougher to him than he expected or could imagine. Cited from The Bark Covered House, by William Nowlin
  • It was now quite dark, and the road appeared to be growing rougher. Cited from The Girl at Cobhurst, by Frank Richard Stockton
  • Soon she started both children on the rougher work with her. Cited from A Daughter Of The Land, by Gene Stratton-Porter #8
  • Student homes, academic buildings, and other facilities are mostly located within rough walking distance of one another.
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Meaning of rough

  • noun The part of a golf course bordering the fairway where the grass is not cut short
  • adjective Having or caused by an irregular surface
    trees with rough bark, rough ground, rough skin, rough blankets, his unsmooth face
  • adjective Of the margin of a leaf shape; having the edge cut or fringed or scalloped
  • adjective Causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements
    a rough ride