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coarse-looking Line breaks: coarse-looking

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Definition of coarse-looking in English:


Not elegant or delicate in appearance.
Example sentences
  • They were what Claire would call a bit coarse-looking - suave businessmen they were not.
  • She had bought a little cake, and made a few coarse-looking sandwiches.
  • It was a coarse-looking boat, in the form of a scow, and it was held in its place by a cable.

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