coarse-grained love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having a rough, coarse texture.
  • adjective Not refined; indelicate and crude.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Consisting of large particles, fibers, or constituent elements: as, coarse-grained granite or wood.
  • Wanting in refinement, delicacy, or sensibility; vulgar: as, a coarse-grained nature.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Having a coarse grain or texture, as wood; hence, wanting in refinement.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Consisting of coarse particles
  • adjective Having a coarse, irregular texture

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective composed of or covered with particles resembling meal in texture or consistency
  • adjective not having a fine texture

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From coarse + grained.

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