adj. coars·er, coars·est
1. Of low, common, or inferior quality.
a. Lacking in delicacy or refinement: coarse manners.
b. Vulgar or indecent: coarse language.
3. Consisting of large particles; not fine in texture: coarse sand.
4. Rough, especially to the touch: a coarse tweed.
[Middle English cors, probably from course, custom; see COURSE.]
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