Usage examples for coarse

  1. One, even if it sometimes had a certain romantic interest, was rude and coarse the other was the perfection of polite art and good taste. – Spenser (English Men of Letters Series) by R. W. Church
  2. But in coarse pitches the error is of much importance. – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose
  3. The man had behaved as the coarse and natural man face to face with temptation and opportunity is likely to behave. – The Testing of Diana Mallory by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  4. But what Charles Vining could see in that great, tall, coarse woman, when there were my nice quiet gentle girls, I don't know. – By Birth a Lady by George Manville Fenn
  5. Opposite her were two persons, in the nearest of whom I was surprised to recognise the coarse faced woman I had seen twice before: once when she came asking confused questions to Grandfather Nat about the man who sold a watch, and once when she fainted at the inquest, and Mrs. Grimes was too respectable to stay near her. – The Hole in the Wall by Arthur Morrison
  6. It was of his wife that this coarse bully was speaking! – The Just and the Unjust by Vaughan Kester
  7. Indians have black eyes and coarse black hair. – Stories of the Badger State by Reuben Gold Thwaites
  8. And what coarse hands he has! – The World's Greatest Books, Vol III by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton, Eds.
  9. He went up to it, opened it, and saw a woman dressed in coarse cloth with a large black veil over her head that covered her entirely, down to her feet. – The White Knight: Tirant lo Blanc by Joanot Martorell and Marti Johan d'Galba
  10. The young fellow stopped the machine, jumped down, and picked up the coarse little handkerchief which showed a bit of drooping green stem at one end and a glimpse of pink at the other. – The Power and the Glory by Grace MacGowan Cooke
  11. A little while after he sent me, by one of his people, a small present of a Touarghee travelling bag, made of coarse dressed leather. – Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846 by James Richardson
  12. Take a pint of the juice pressed through a coarse sieve, and mix it with three eggs beaten and strained. – The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, by Mary Eaton
  13. Have you not seen a big creature- I should call it a bird, but a bird that cannot fly, and is covered with coarse hair instead of feathers? – Across the Zodiac by Percy Greg
  14. He's large and coarse looking, and I hate him!" – The Melting of Molly by Maria Thompson Daviess
  15. Dry the feet with a coarse towel and rub them vigorously with the hands, or walk about briskly for a few minutes. – Nature Cure by Henry Lindlahr
  16. Folks tell that before the squire got her, the men was about her like- the speaker used a simile too coarse for repetition. – Janice Meredith by Paul Leicester Ford
  17. I could if I would read you letters that have come from many cities and villages, filled with such threatenings and cursings and coarse words against me that they would fill you with astonishment. – Pine Needles by Susan Bogert Warner
  18. You little coarse monster, what do you think of me now? – Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
  19. It was hard and coarse – The-Choir-Invisible by Allen, James Lane
  20. His body was covered with coarse hair and he was very ugly. – Philippine Folk-Tales by Clara Kern Bayliss, Berton L. Maxfield, W. H. Millington, Fletcher Gardner, Laura Watson Benedict