Adjective Definition


1.Definition: (of persons or behavior) lacking refinement or finesse

"She was a diamond in the rough", "Rough manners"

2.Definition: causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements

"A rough ride"

Related Adjective(s):bumpy, jolting, jolty, jumpy, rocky

3.Definition: full of hardship or trials

"They were having a rough time"

Related Adjective(s):rocky

4.Definition: having or caused by an irregular surface

"Trees with rough bark", "Rough ground", "Rough skin", "Rough blankets"

Related Adjective(s):unsmooth

5.Definition: not carefully or expertly made

"Rough carpentry"

Related Adjective(s):crude

6.Definition: not perfected

"A rough draft", "A few rough sketches"

7.Definition: not quite exact or correct

"A rough guess"

Related Adjective(s):approximate, approximative

8.Definition: not shaped by cutting or trimming

"Rough gemstones"

Related Adjective(s):uncut

9.Definition: of the margin of a leaf shape; having the edge cut or fringed or scalloped

10.Definition: ready and able to resort to force or violence

"They were rough and determined fighting men"

Related Adjective(s):pugnacious

11.Definition: unkind or cruel or uncivil

"A rough answer"

Related Adjective(s):harsh

12.Definition: unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound

Related Adjective(s):grating, gravelly, rasping, raspy, scratchy

13.Definition: unpleasantly stern

"The nomad life is rough and hazardous"

Related Adjective(s):harsh

14.Definition: violently agitated and turbulent

"Rough weather", "Rough seas"

Related Adjective(s):boisterous, fierce

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