Coarse features, coarse cloth.
A coarse joke.
An example of coarse is large particles of ground pepper.
An example of coarse is thick and dry hair.
An example of coarse is the texture of sandpaper.
An example of coarse is someone using lots of swear words when speaking.
A coarse tweed.
A coarse file, coarse measurements.
Origin of coarse
- Middle English cors probably from course custom course
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- cors (adjectival use of cours)