Definition of coarseness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈkɔːsnəs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɔːrsnəs//
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  1. 1the quality in skin or cloth of being rough in texture opposite smoothness, softness
  2. 2the fact of consisting of relatively large pieces
  3. 3the quality of being rude and offensive, especially about sex synonym vulgarity