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Rough
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Rough as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

23 December 2021
Last seen in: Irish Independent - Simple

We found 81 answers for the crossword clue 'Rough', the most recent of which was seen in the Irish Independent - Simple.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Rough a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Rough as an answer itself some 165 times.

Rough is a single word clue made up of 5 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Irish Independent - Simple' on Saturday, 09 October 2021 with the answer being UNEVEN, we also found UNEVEN to be the most popular answer for this clue.

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Definitions and usage

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  • The part of a golf course bordering the fairway where the grass is not cut short
  • 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"
  • Unpleasantly stern; "wild and harsh country full of hot sand and cactus"; "the nomad life is rough and hazardous"
  • Unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound; "a gravelly voice"
  • Violently agitated and turbulent; "boisterous winds and waves"; "the fierce thunders roar me their music"- Ezra Pound; "rough weather"; "rough seas"
  • Not shaped by cutting or trimming; "an uncut diamond"; "rough gemstones"
  • With rough motion as over a rough surface; "ride rough"
  • Not perfected; "a rough draft"; "a few rough sketches"
  • Not carefully or expertly made; "managed to make a crude splint"; "a crude cabin of logs with bark still on them"; "rough carpentry"
  • With roughness or violence (`rough' is an informal variant for `roughly'); "he was pushed roughly aside"; "they treated him rough"
  • Prepare in preliminary or sketchy form
  • Full of hardship or trials; "the rocky road to success"; "they were having a rough time"
  • Having or caused by an irregular surface; "trees with rough bark"; "rough ground"; "rough skin"; "rough blankets"; "his unsmooth face"
  • Not quite exact or correct; "the approximate time was 10 o'clock"; "a rough guess"; "a ballpark estimate"
  • Unkind or cruel or uncivil; "had harsh words"; "a harsh and unlovable old tyrant"; "a rough answer"
  • (of persons or behavior) lacking refinement or finesse; "she was a diamond in the rough"; "rough manners"
  • Causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements; "a rough ride"
  • Of the margin of a leaf shape; having the edge cut or fringed or scalloped

Crossword Answers

4 Letters

COLD Surinder Sobti

CURT Surinder Sobti

DAMP Surinder Sobti

DEEP Surinder Sobti

FLAT Surinder Sobti

FOUL Surinder Sobti

GRIM Surinder Sobti

HAZY Surinder Sobti

LOUD Surinder Sobti

MEAN Surinder Sobti

PLAN Surinder Sobti

POOR Surinder Sobti

RUDE
Belonging to an early stage of technical development; characterized by simplicity and (often) crudeness; "the crude weapons and rude agricultural implements of early man"; "primitive movies of the 1890s"; "primitive living conditions in the Appalachian mountains"

SOUR Surinder Sobti

UGLY Surinder Sobti

WILD Surinder Sobti

5 Letters

BASIC Surinder Sobti

BLUFF Surinder Sobti

BLUNT Surinder Sobti

BRIEF Surinder Sobti

BULLY Surinder Sobti

BUMPY
Covered with or full of bumps; "a bumpy country road"

CHEAP Surinder Sobti

CLOSE Surinder Sobti

CRUDE
A dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons

CRUEL Surinder Sobti

DIRTY Surinder Sobti

DRAFT Surinder Sobti

GROSS Surinder Sobti

HAIRY Surinder Sobti

HARSH
Sharply disagreeable; rigorous; "the harsh facts of court delays"; "an abrasive character"

HUSKY Surinder Sobti

JOLTY
Causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements; "a rough ride"

JUMPY
Being in a tense state

LOOSE Surinder Sobti

NASTY Surinder Sobti

RAINY Surinder Sobti

RASPY
Unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound; "a gravelly voice"

ROCKY
Full of hardship or trials; "the rocky road to success"; "they were having a rough time"

ROWDY Surinder Sobti

SEAMY Surinder Sobti

SHARP Surinder Sobti

SHORT Surinder Sobti

STERN Surinder Sobti

TOUGH Surinder Sobti

UNCUT
Not trimmed; "shaggy untrimmed locks"

WINDY Surinder Sobti

6 Letters

COARSE
Lacking refinement or cultivation or taste; "he had coarse manners but a first-rate mind"; "behavior that branded him as common"; "an untutored and uncouth human being"; "an uncouth soldier--a real tough guy"; "appealing to the vulgar taste for violence"; "the vulgar display of the newly rich"

FIERCE
Marked by extreme and violent energy; "a ferocious beating"; "fierce fighting"; "a furious battle"

HOARSE
Deep and harsh sounding as if from shouting or illness or emotion; "gruff voices"; "the dog's gruff barking"; "hoarse cries"; "makes all the instruments sound powerful but husky"- Virgil Thomson

JAGGED
Having a sharply uneven surface or outline; "the jagged outline of the crags"; "scraggy cliffs"

RAGGED
Having an irregular outline; "text set with ragged right margins"; "herded the class into a ragged line"

RIDERS

RUGGED
Having long narrow shallow depressions (as grooves or wrinkles) in the surface; "furrowed fields"; "his furrowed face lit by a warming smile"

SHAGGY chris roberson
Having a very rough nap or covered with hanging shags; "junipers with shagged trunks"; "shaggy rugs"

UNEVEN
Not even or uniform as e.g. in shape or texture; "an uneven color"; "uneven ground"; "uneven margins"; "wood with an uneven grain"

7 Letters

BEARISH
Expecting prices to fall

CRAGGED
Having hills and crags; "hilly terrain"

GRATING
Optical device consisting of a surface with many parallel grooves in it; disperses a beam of light (or other electromagnetic radiation) into its wavelengths to produce its spectrum

INEXACT
Not exact

JOLTING
Causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements; "a rough ride"

RASPING
Uttering in an irritated tone

ROUGHIN
Prepare in preliminary or sketchy form

ROUGHLY
With rough motion as over a rough surface; "ride rough"

SKETCHY
Giving only major points; lacking completeness; "a sketchy account"; "details of the plan remain sketchy"

8 Letters

ABRASIVE
Sharply disagreeable; rigorous; "the harsh facts of court delays"; "an abrasive character"

GRAVELLY
Unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound; "a gravelly voice"

ROUGHOUT
Prepare in preliminary or sketchy form

SCRATCHY
Unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound; "a gravelly voice"

UNEDITED
Not changed by editing

UNGENTLE
Not of the nobility; "of ignoble (or ungentle) birth"; "untitled civilians"

UNSMOOTH
Having or caused by an irregular surface; "trees with rough bark"; "rough ground"; "rough skin"; "rough blankets"; "his unsmooth face"

9 Letters

DIFFICULT
Hard to control; "a difficult child", "an unmanageable situation"

IRREGULAR
Lacking continuity or regularity; "an irregular worker"; "employed on a temporary basis"

10 Letters

BOISTEROUS
Noisy and lacking in restraint or discipline; "a boisterous crowd"; "a social gathering that became rambunctious and out of hand"; "a robustious group of teenagers"; "beneath the rumbustious surface of his paintings is sympathy for the vulnerability of ordinary human beings"; "an unruly class"

PUGNACIOUS
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"

UNPOLISHED
Lacking social polish; "too gauche to leave the room when the conversation became intimate"; "their excellent manners always made me feel gauche"

11 Letters

APPROXIMATE
Judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time); "I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds"

ILLMANNERED

12 Letters

RAMBUNCTIOUS
Noisy and lacking in restraint or discipline; "a boisterous crowd"; "a social gathering that became rambunctious and out of hand"; "a robustious group of teenagers"; "beneath the rumbustious surface of his paintings is sympathy for the vulnerability of ordinary human beings"; "an unruly class"

13 Letters

APPROXIMATIVE
Not quite exact or correct; "the approximate time was 10 o'clock"; "a rough guess"; "a ballpark estimate"

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