Large in bulk, or composed of large parts or particles; of inferior quality or appearance; not fine in material or close in texture; gross; thick; rough; -- opposed to fine; as, coarse sand; coarse thread; coarse cloth; coarse bread.
- Of low, common, or inferior quality.
- Lacking in delicacy or refinement: coarse manners.
- Vulgar or indecent: coarse language.
- Consisting of large particles; not fine in texture: coarse sand.
- Rough, especially to the touch: a coarse tweed.