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rough
n. the part of a golf course bordering the fairway where the grass is not cut short
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rough out, rough in, rough
v. prepare in preliminary or sketchy form
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rough, roughly
adv. with rough motion as over a rough surface; "ride rough"
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scratchy, rough, raspy, rasping, gravelly, grating
adj. unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound; "a gravelly voice"
rough, fierce, boisterous
adj. violently agitated and turbulent; "boisterous winds and waves"; "the fierce thunders roar me their music"- Ezra Pound; "rough weather"; "rough seas"
rough, uncut
adj. not shaped by cutting or trimming; "an uncut diamond"; "rough gemstones"
approximative, rough, approximate
adj. not quite exact or correct; "the approximate time was 10 o'clock"; "a rough guess"; "a ballpark estimate"
rough
adj. not perfected; "a rough draft"; "a few rough sketches"
rough
adj. (of persons or behavior) lacking refinement or finesse; "she was a diamond in the rough"; "rough manners"
rough, crude
adj. not carefully or expertly made; "managed to make a crude splint"; "a crude cabin of logs with bark still on them"; "rough carpentry"
unsmooth, rough
adj. having or caused by an irregular surface; "trees with rough bark"; "rough ground"; "rough skin"; "rough blankets"; "his unsmooth face"
rough
adj. of the margin of a leaf shape; having the edge cut or fringed or scalloped
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inaesthetic, unaesthetic
adj. violating aesthetic canons or requirements; deficient in tastefulness or beauty; "inaesthetic and quite unintellectual"; "peered through those inaesthetic spectacles"
unartistic, inartistic
adj. lacking aesthetic sensibility;
agitated
adj. troubled emotionally and usually deeply; "agitated parents"
scratchy, rough, raspy, rasping, gravelly, grating
adj. unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound; "a gravelly voice"
choppy
adj. rough with small waves; "choppy seas"
unelaborated, sketchy
adj. giving only major points; lacking completeness; "a sketchy account"; "details of the plan remain sketchy"
corrosive
adj. spitefully sarcastic; "corrosive cristism"
corrosive
adj. spitefully sarcastic; "corrosive cristism"
ragged
adj. having an irregular outline; "text set with ragged right margins"; "herded the class into a ragged line"
ragged
adj. having an irregular outline; "text set with ragged right margins"; "herded the class into a ragged line"
approximative, approximate
adj. not quite exact or correct; "the approximate time was 10 o'clock"; "a rough guess"; "a ballpark estimate"
approximative, approximate
adj. not quite exact or correct; "the approximate time was 10 o'clock"; "a rough guess"; "a ballpark estimate"
awkward
adj. lacking grace or skill in manner or movement or performance; "an awkward dancer"; "an awkward gesture"; "too awkward with a needle to make her own clothes"; "his clumsy fingers produced an awkward knot"
robustious, unruly, rumbustious, rambunctious, boisterous
adj. noisy and lacking in restraint or discipline; "a boisterous crowd"; "a social gathering that became rambunctious and out of hand"; "a robustious group of teenagers"; "beneath the rumbustious surface of his paintings is sympathy for the vulnerability of ordinary human beings"; "an unruly class"
nonprofessional
adj. not professional; not engaged in a profession or engaging in as a profession or for gain; "the nonprofessional wives of his male colleagues"; "nonprofessional actors"
troubled, riotous, disruptive, turbulent, tumultuous
adj. characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination; "effects of the struggle will be violent and disruptive"; "riotous times"; "these troubled areas"; "the tumultuous years of his administration"; "a turbulent and unruly childhood"
unsmooth, rough
adj. having or caused by an irregular surface; "trees with rough bark"; "rough ground"; "rough skin"; "rough blankets"; "his unsmooth face"
scratchy, abrasive
adj. causing abrasion
saw-toothed, serrate, notched, toothed, serrated
adj. notched like a saw with teeth pointing toward the apex
saw-toothed, serrate, notched, toothed, serrated
adj. notched like a saw with teeth pointing toward the apex
knobbed, knotty, knotted, gnarly, gnarled
adj. used of old persons or old trees; covered with knobs or knots; "gnarled and knotted hands"; "a knobbed stick"
thriving, roaring, prosperous, prospering, palmy, flourishing, booming
adj. very lively and profitable; "flourishing businesses"; "a palmy time for stockbrokers"; "a prosperous new business"; "doing a roaring trade"; "a thriving tourist center"; "did a thriving business in orchids"
asymmetric, asymmetrical
adj. characterized by asymmetry in the spatial arrangement or placement of parts or components
lopsided
adj. having one side lower or smaller or lighter than the other
ruffianly, tough
adj. violent and lawless; "the more ruffianly element"; "tough street gangs"
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cackly, squawky
adj. like the cackles or squawks a hen makes especially after laying an egg
guttural, croaky
adj. like the sounds of frogs and crows; "a guttural voice"; "acres of guttural frogs"
jarring
adj. making or causing a harsh and irritating sound; "the jarring noise of the iron gate scraping on the sidewalk"
husky, hoarse, gruff
adj. deep and harsh sounding as if from shouting or illness or emotion; "gruff voices"; "the dog's gruff barking"; "hoarse cries"; "makes all the instruments sound powerful but husky"- Virgil Thomson
jangly, jangling
adj. like the discordant ringing of nonmusical metallic objects striking together; "cowboys with jangling spurs"
shrill
adj. of colors that are bright and gaudy; "a shrill turquoise"
strident, raucous
adj. unpleasantly loud and harsh
splitting, ripping, rending
adj. resembling a sound of violent tearing as of something ripped apart or lightning splitting a tree; "the tree split with a great ripping sound"; "heard a rending roar as the crowd surged forward"
shrieking, screaming
adj. emitting or resembling loud piercing sounds like screams: "a screaming fury of sound"; "shrieking winds"
wild, tempestuous, raging, furious, angry
adj. (of the elements) as if showing violent anger; "angry clouds on the horizon"; "furious winds"; "the raging sea"
billowing, surging, billowy
adj. characterized by great swelling waves or surges; "billowy storm clouds"; "the restless billowing sea"; "surging waves"
puffy, gusty
adj. blowing in puffs or short intermittent blasts; "puffy off-shore winds"; "gusty winds "
windy
adj. resembling the wind in speed, force, or variability; "a windy dash home"
choppy
adj. rough with small waves; "choppy seas"
squally
adj. characterized by brief periods of violent wind or rain; "a grey squally morning"
thundery
adj. accompanied with thunder
liberal, loose, free
adj. not literal; "a loose interpretation of what she had been told"; "a free translation of the poem"
odd
adj. an indefinite quantity more than that specified; "invited 30-odd guests"
round
adj. (mathematics) expressed to the nearest integer, ten, hundred, or thousand; "in round numbers"
unfinished
adj. not brought to the desired final state
unburnished
adj. of metals e.g.; not made shiny and smooth by friction
uncultured, uncultivated, artless
adj. (of persons) lacking art or knowledge
neandertal, swinish, oafish, neanderthal, loutish, boorish
adj. ill-mannered and coarse and contemptible in behavior or appearance; "was boorish and insensitive"; "the loutish manners of a bully"; "her stupid oafish husband"; "aristocratic contempt for the swinish multitude"
rough-cut, vulgar, uncouth, common, coarse
adj. lacking refinement or cultivation or taste; "he had coarse manners but a first-rate mind"; "behavior that branded him as common"; "an untutored and uncouth human being"; "an uncouth soldier--a real tough guy"; "appealing to the vulgar taste for violence"; "the vulgar display of the newly rich"
crass
adj. (of persons) so unrefined as to be lacking in discrimination and sensibility
yokelish, lowbred, bounderish, ill-bred, underbred, rude
adj. (of persons) lacking in refinement or grace
low
adj. unrefined in character; "low comedy"
rough-spoken
adj. rude or uncouth in speech
ungentlemanlike, ungentlemanly
adj. not befitting a gentleman
unladylike
adj. lacking the behavior or manner or style considered proper for a lady
amateurish, unprofessional, amateur
adj. lacking professional skill or expertise; "a very amateurish job"; "inexpert but conscientious efforts"; "an unskilled painting"
butcherly, botchy, unskillful
adj. poorly done; "a botchy piece of work"; "it was an unskillful attempt"
botched, bungled
adj. spoiled through incompetence or clumsiness; "a bungled job"
lubberly
adj. clumsy and unskilled; "a big stupid lubberly fellow"
lowly, menial, humble
adj. used of unskilled work (especially domestic work)
incompetent, fumbling, clumsy, bungling
adj. showing lack of skill or aptitude; "a bungling workman"; "did a clumsy job"; "his fumbling attempt to put up a shelf"
out of practice, rusty
adj. impaired in skill by neglect
semiskilled
adj. possessing or requiring limited skills; "semiskilled dockworkers"; "a semiskilled job"
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calm
adj. (of weather) free from storm or wind; "calm seas"
halcyon, fine
adj. "June's halcyon weather"; "a fine day"
cut
adj. fashioned or shaped by cutting; "a well-cut suit"; "cut diamonds"; "cut velvet"
even
adj. being level or straight or regular and without variation as e.g. in shape or texture; or being in the same plane or at the same height as something else (i.e. even with); "an even application of varnish"; "an even floor"; "the road was not very even"; "the picture is even with the window"
soft
adj. (of sound) relatively low in volume; "soft voices"; "soft music"
finished
adj. (of skills or the products of skills) brought to or having the greatest excellence; perfected; "a dazzling and finished piece of writing"; "a finished violinist"
slippy, slippery
adj. causing or tending to cause things to slip or slide; "slippery sidewalks"; "a slippery bar of soap"; "the streets are still slippy from the rain"
smooth
adj. of motion that runs or flows or proceeds without jolts or turbulence; "a smooth ride"
sleek
adj. well-groomed and neatly tailored; especially too well-groomed; "sleek figures in expensive clothes"
smooth
adj. of the margin of a leaf shape; not broken up into teeth
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Parts Of Speech
  • Nouns
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  • Verbs
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  • Adverbs
    2
  • Adjectives
    21
Relationships
  • Fuzzynyms
    65
  • Synonyms
    84
  • Antonyms
    12