- made smooth and glossy: a figurine of polished mahogany.
- naturally smooth and glossy: polished pebbles on the beach.
- refined, cultured, or elegant: a polished manner.
- flawless; skillful; excellent: a polished conversationalist.
Origin of polished
Related Words for unpolishedunfinished, raw, unvarnished, crude, gauche, graceless, inelegant, rude, tactless, uncivilized, uncouth, unrefined, unsophisticated, boorish, coarse, discourteous, ill-mannered, impolite, rough, rugged
Examples from the Web for unpolished
Contemporary Examples of unpolished
The likely scenario is that Amiigo's early backers will end up with a unpolished version and they'll have train the software AI.Amiigo Tracker Pairs Data With Deadlifts
August 4, 2014
The beautiful thing about creativity at that age is it is brutal and unpolished, and not virtual.From Led Zeppelin to Breaking Bad: The Lamest Generation
September 29, 2013
Historical Examples of unpolished
I said so, in a most unpolished phrase: I called myself a spy.The Daltons, Volume II (of II)
Charles James Lever
Down the edges are rows of small, unpolished pearls, running into points.An Outcast
F. Colburn Adams
He was in some ways rough-hewn and unpolished, but he was a great man.Victorian Worthies
George Henry Blore
The walls were divided into panels of polished and unpolished granite.Mizora: A Prophecy
Mary E. Bradley
The pile was ordered to be built of rough wood, unpolished by the ax.Museum of Antiquity
L. W. Yaggy
- accomplisheda polished actor
- impeccably or professionally donea polished performance
- (of rice) having had the outer husk removed by milling
late 14c., "made smooth;" early 15c., "elegant;" past participle adjective from polish (v.).