roughish
adjective see rough I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Roughish — Rough ish, a. Somewhat rough. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • roughish — /ruf ish/, adj. rather rough: a roughish sea. [1755 65; ROUGH + ISH1] * * * …   Universalium

  • roughish — /ˈrʌfɪʃ/ (say rufish) adjective rather rough: a roughish sea. {rough + ish1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • roughish — adjective Somewhat rough …   Wiktionary

  • roughish — rough·ish …   English syllables

  • roughish — adj. somewhat rough …   Useful english dictionary

  • Earthy — Earth y, a. 1. Consisting of, or resembling, earth; terrene; earthlike; as, earthy matter. [1913 Webster] How pale she looks, And of an earthy cold! Shak. [1913 Webster] All over earthy, like a piece of earth. Tennyson. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • rough — I. adjective (rougher; roughest) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English rūh; akin to Old High German rūh rough, Lithuanian raukas wrinkle Date: before 12th century 1. a. marked by inequalities, ridges, or projections on the surface ; coarse… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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