[adverb] with roughness or violence (`rough' is an informal variant for `roughly'); "he was pushed roughly aside"; "they treated him rough" Synonyms: ly
[adverb] with rough motion as over a rough surface; "ride rough" Synonyms: ly
[noun] the part of a golf course bordering the fairway where the grass is not cut short
[verb] prepare in preliminary or sketchy form Synonyms: in, out
[adjective] having or caused by an irregular surface; "trees with rough bark"; "rough ground"; "a rough ride"; "rough skin"; "rough blankets"; "his unsmooth face"; "unsmooth writing" Synonyms: unsmooth
[adjective] (of persons or behavior) lacking refinement or finesse; "she was a diamond in the rough"; "rough manners"
[adjective] not quite exact or correct; "the approximate time was 10 o'clock"; "a rough guess"; "a ballpark estimate" Synonyms: approximate, approximative
[adjective] full of hardship or trials; "the rocky road to success"; "they were having a rough time" Synonyms: rocky
[adjective] violently agitated and turbulent; "boisterous winds and waves"; "the fierce thunders roar me their music"- Ezra Pound; "rough weather"; "rough seas" Synonyms: boisterous, fierce
[adjective] ready and able to resort to force or violence; "pugnacious spirits...lamented that there was so little prospect of an exhilarating disturbance"- Herman Melville; "they were rough and determined fighting men" Synonyms: pugnacious
[adjective] of the margin of a leaf shape; having the edge cut or fringed or scalloped
[adjective] not shaped by cutting or trimming; "an uncut diamond"; "rough gemstones" Synonyms: uncut
[adjective] not carefully or expertly made; "managed to make a crude splint"; "a crude cabin of logs with bark still on them"; "rough carpentry" Synonyms: crude
[adjective] not perfected; "a rough draft"; "a few rough sketches"
[adjective] unpleasantly stern; "wild and harsh country full of hot sand and cactus"; "the nomad life is rough and hazardous" Synonyms: harsh