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UNCOUTH

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does uncouth mean? 

UNCOUTH (adjective)
  The adjective UNCOUTH has 1 sense:

1. lacking refinement or cultivation or taste

  Familiarity information: UNCOUTH used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


UNCOUTH (adjective)


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Meaning:

Lacking refinement or cultivation or taste

Synonyms:

rough-cut; uncouth; vulgar; coarse; common

Context examples:

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

Similar:

unrefined ((used of persons and their behavior) not refined; uncouth)


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