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coarse-grained

[kawrs-greynd, kohrs-]
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adjective
  1. having a coarse texture or grain.
  2. indelicate; crude; vulgar; gross: a coarse-grained person with vulgar manners.
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Origin of coarse-grained

First recorded in 1760–70
Related formscoarse-grained·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for coarse-grained

coarse-grained

adjective
  1. having a large or coarse grain
  2. (of a person) having a coarse nature; gross
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