- 1(of skin or cloth) rough coarse hands/linen opposite smooth, soft
- 2consisting of relatively large pieces coarse sand/salt/hair opposite fine
- 3rude and offensive, especially about sex synonym vulgar coarse manners/laughter
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adverb coarsely chopped onions (= cut into large pieces) He laughed coarsely at her.
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