rough diamond


noun
  1. an unpolished diamond

  2. an intrinsically trustworthy or good person with uncouth manners or dress

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How to use rough diamond in a sentence

  • If anyone seeks a polished crystal and finds a rough diamond, he is vexed; he does not recognise its value.

    I.N.R.I. | Peter Rosegger