Definition of roughly in English:


Line breaks: rough¦ly
Pronunciation: /ˈrʌfli


  • 2In a manner lacking refinement and precision: people were crouching over roughly built brick fireplaces
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    • It is roughly built but the roof is nevertheless sound enough to keep the interior completely dry.
    • It was rectangular and about the length of my hand, and was wrapped roughly in brown paper, like it had been done in a hurry.
    • The buildings looked mainly to be made of wood and roughly cut stone and many farmyard animals were walking around.

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