Rough

  • 1 rough — [ruf] adj. [ME ruh, rugh < OE ruh, akin to Ger rauh < IE * reuk < base * reu , to tear, tear out (> RUG, ROTTEN): prob. basic sense “hairy, woolly”] 1. a) not smooth or level; having bumps, projections, etc.; uneven [a rough surface]… …

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  • 2 Rough — Rough, a. [Compar. {Rougher}; superl. {Roughest}.] [OE. rou?, rou, row, rugh, ruh, AS. r?h; akin to LG. rug, D. rug, D. ruig, ruw, OHG. r?h, G. rauh, rauch; cf. Lith. raukas wrinkle, rukti to wrinkle. [root] 18. Cf. {Rug}, n.] 1. Having… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 rough — adj 1 Rough, harsh, uneven, rugged, scabrous are comparable when they mean not having a smooth or even surface, exterior, or texture. Rough, the usual and comprehensive word, basically applies to whatever may be said to have a surface or an… …

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  • 4 rough — ► ADJECTIVE 1) having an uneven or irregular surface; not smooth or level. 2) not gentle; violent or boisterous: rough treatment. 3) (of weather or the sea) wild and stormy. 4) lacking sophistication or refinement. 5) not finished tidily; plain… …

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  • 5 rough — [rʌf] adjective 1. a rough figure or amount is not exact: • It is possible to give here only very rough figures. • I can only give you a rough estimate at this stage. 2. not finished: • a rough draft of the report 3 …

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  • 6 rough — [ rɶf ] n. m. • 1932; mot angl. « raboteux, grossier » ♦ Anglic. 1 ♦ Golf Partie d un terrain de golf non entretenue. 2 ♦ Ébauche, projet, dans les arts graphiques. Faire des roughs. ● rough nom masculin (anglais rough, terrain accidenté) Terrain …

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  • 7 Rough — Rough, v. t. 1. To render rough; to roughen. [1913 Webster] 2. To break in, as a horse, especially for military purposes. Crabb. [1913 Webster] 3. To cut or make in a hasty, rough manner; with out; as, to rough out a carving, a sketch. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 rough — rough, roughen Rough is used as a verb chiefly in the expressions to rough it (= do without basic comforts), to rough out (= to make a sketch of), to rough up (= to attack). Otherwise the verb from rough, meaning ‘to make or become rough’ is… …

    Modern English usage

  • 9 Rough — Rough, n. 1. Boisterous weather. [Obs.] Fletcher. [1913 Webster] 2. A rude fellow; a coarse bully; a rowdy. [1913 Webster] {In the rough}, in an unwrought or rude condition; unpolished; as, a diamond or a sketch in the rough. [1913 Webster]… …

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  • 10 Rough — may refer to:* Roughness * Rough, the area outside the fairway in golf * Rough (manga) * Rough (facility), gas storage in England * Rough (Tina Turner Album) …

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  • 11 rough — [adj1] uneven, irregular asperous, bearded, brambly, bristly, broken, bumpy, bushy, chapped, choppy, coarse, cragged, craggy, cross grained, disheveled, fuzzy, hairy, harsh, jagged, knobby, knotty, nappy, nodular, not smooth, ridged, rocky,… …

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  • 12 Rough — Rough, adv. In a rough manner; rudely; roughly. [1913 Webster] Sleeping rough on the trenches, and dying stubbornly in their boats. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 13 Rough — steht für: Bezeichnung eines rauen Teiles eines Golfplatzes, das zwischen den Spielbahnen liegt, siehe Golfplatz R Stamm, Pneumokokken Art, die keine Schleimkapsel besitzt und auch nicht pathogen ist, siehe Griffith s Experiment Rough (Album),… …

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  • 14 Rough... — Rough... is the final single off of Queen Latifah s 1993 album Black Reign . The song features rappers KRS One, Treach and Heavy D. Although the song was released as a Cassette single and 12 Promo vinyl single, a video was never shot, nor did the …

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  • 15 Rough — 〈[rʌ̣f] n. 15; Sp.; Golf〉 hohes Gras, Gestrüpp als Begrenzung des Grüns [<engl. rough „rau“] …

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  • 16 rough — s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} 1. TS sport parte del campo da golf dove l erba è alta e il terreno accidentato 2. TS pubbl. schizzo, bozzetto iniziale di un messaggio pubblicitario, spec. televisivo {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: sec. XX. ETIMO: ingl …

    Dizionario italiano

  • 17 Rough — 〈[rʌ̣f] n.; Gen.: s, Pl.: s; Sport; Golf〉 hohes Gras, Gestrüpp als Begrenzung des Grüns [Etym.: <engl. rough »rau«] …

    Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • 18 rough — index astringent, blatant (obtrusive), brutal, disorderly, harsh, hoodlum, imperfect, impertinent ( …

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  • 19 Rough — er i golf betegnelsen for de vildtvoksende partier, der grænser op til en golfbanes tilklippede græstæppe …

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  • 20 rough — sb., en, s, ene (del af golfbane; skitse, udkast) …

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