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adjective coarse pronunciation in British English /kɔː(r)s/
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  1. 1
    a coarse substance or surface feels rough and hard
    a jacket made from coarse grey cloth
    the coarse outer leaves of the cabbage
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  2. 2
    consisting of large or thick pieces
    coarse sand
    coarse-grained mustard
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  3. 3
    rude and offensive
    They objected to his coarse language.

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noun [uncountable]


a fashion trend in which people intentionally wear ordinary, inexpensive, widely-available clothing

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a flower or small bunch of flowers worn on the lapel of a jacket on special occasions

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