coarse coarse  /ˈkɔrs/


  1. (adj) of textures that are rough to the touch or substances consisting of relatively large particles
  2. (adj) lacking refinement or cultivation or taste
  3. (adj) of low or inferior quality or value


  1. Grabber's Scavenger Head Screws Now Available in Coarse Thread

    Coarse Thread Screws Are Perfect for Drywall to Wood Attachment Alpine, UT — Grabber Construction Products, an international distributor of professional-grade fasteners and construction products, announces the release of its unique Scavenger head screws in coarse thread for drywall to wood attachment. Previously, Grabber's Scavenger head screws have only been available in drill point and ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

  2. Ipswich's Mitchell Road work starts Wednesday

    Coarse paving of Mitchell Road will start early Wednesday moring, June 12.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Ipswich Chronicle

  3. The Green Party Smacks Around Anthony Weiner

    Anthony Weiner took a beating on his first official stop in Staten Island Monday night. Mr. Weiner was repeatedly hit by his rivals, including Green Party candidate Tony Gronowicz and former Councilman Sal Albanese, for an old racially-charged campaign flier, his congressional vote authorizing the Iraq War, and his allegedly “coarse” conduct during a candidates’ forum hosted by the Pleasant ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The New York Observer


  1. UPDATE: Republican Congressman Mike Pence from Indiana says Jones should resign or be fired because "his extremist views and coarse rhetoric have no place in this administration or the public debate."
    on Sep 4, 2009 By: Mike Pence Source: Reuters Blogs (blog)

  2. "In recent years, we have seen an increase in coarse and violent programming, coupled with a decrease in local news and hard-hitting journalism," Inouye said Thursday night. "To say these trends are not in the best interest of the American...
    on Sep 18, 2006 By: Daniel Inouye Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

  3. Sanchez, in turn, called the article "a coarse and lie-filled personal attack by Commander in Chief Fidel Castro" in a statement sent by fax to international news media. "As on other occasions, I could not exercise my right to respond since...
    on Dec 17, 2007 By: Elizardo Sanchez Source: Guardian Unlimited

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