- (v.t.) To render rough; to roughen.
- (n.) Tossed in waves; boisterous; high; -- said of a sea or other piece of water.
- (n.) Hastily or carelessly done; wanting finish; incomplete; as, a rough estimate; a rough draught.
- (n.) Marked by severity or violence; harsh; hard; as, rough measures or actions.
- (n.) Boisterous weather.
- (n.) Not polished; uncut; -- said of a gem; as, a rough diamond.
- (n.) Having inequalities, small ridges or points, on the surface; not smooth or plain; as, a rough board; a rough stone; rough cloth.
- (n.) Not courteous or kind; harsh; rude; uncivil; as, a rough temper.
- (n.) Austere; harsh to the taste; as, rough wine.
- (v.t.) To break in, as a horse, especially for military purposes.
- (v.t.) To cut or make in a hasty, rough manner; -- with out; as, to rough out a carving, a sketch.
- (n.) Marked by coarseness; shaggy; ragged; disordered; -- said of dress, appearance or the like; as, a rough coat.
- (n.) Tempestuous; boisterous; stormy; as, rough weather; a rough day.
- (n.) Produced offhand.
- (n.) Not level; having a broken surface; uneven; -- said of a piece of land or of a road.
- (n.) A rude fellow; a coarse bully; a rowdy.
- (adv.) In a rough manner; rudely; roughly.
- (n.) Hence, figuratively, lacking refinement, gentleness or polish.
- (n.) Loud and hoarse; offensive to the ear; harsh; grating; -- said of sound, voice, and the like; as, a rough tone; rough numbers.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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