Definition of Roughish

1. Adjective. Somewhat rough.

Similar to: Rough, Unsmooth



Definition of Roughish

1. a. Somewhat rough.

Definition of Roughish

1. Adjective. Somewhat rough. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Roughish

1. somewhat rough [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Roughish

roughhewed
roughhewer
roughhewers
roughhewing
roughhewn
roughhews
roughhouse
roughhoused
roughhouses
roughhousing
roughie
roughies
roughing
roughing up
roughings
roughish (current term)
roughishly
roughleg
roughlegs
roughly
roughneck
roughnecked
roughnecking
roughnecks
roughness
roughnesses
roughrider
roughriders
roughs
roughs up

Literary usage of Roughish

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"B. Pedicels roughish. pusilla, Baumg. Sts. 3-6 in. high: base of Ivs. heart- shaped or kidney-shaped; margin somewhat wavy: fls. copper-colored, ..."

2. Field, Forest, and Garden Botany, a Simple Introduction to the Common Plants by Asa Gray (1880)
"Pappus of many slender roughish bristles. Akènes narrow. ... Pappus of many roughish slender bristles, with also an outer row of very short and stout or" ..."

3. Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1868)
"... and is covered with a roughish rind, which is marked with small square or lozenge-shaped divisions, having each a small elevation in the centre; ..."

4. Flora of Los Angeles and Vicinity by Le Roy Abrams (1904)
"roughish with an almost cinereous short pubescence, 6-9 dm. high ; leaves larger and more numerous below, passing from obovate to oblong-lanceolate, ..."

5. Botany of the United States North of Virginia: Comprising Descriptions of by Lewis Caleb Beck (1848)
"... inches high, roughish above. Fascicles 2—3 ; 2 lateral ones on long slender peduncles. ... roughish ..."

6. Flora Cestrica: An Attempt to Enumerate and Describe the Flowering and by William Darlington (1837)
".V/<«¡ 12 to 18 inches high, simple, or sparingly branched, roughish-pubescent, quadrangular, with ihe angles obtuse, and sides concave. ..."

7. The Grasses of Great Britain by John Edward Sowerby, Charles Johnson (1861)
"Leaves flat, acute, roughish on the upper face. Ligule, short, broad, abrupt. Panicle three to six inches long : the branches long, slender, spreading when ..."

Other Resources:

Search for Roughish on Dictionary.com!Search for Roughish on Thesaurus.com!Search for Roughish on Google!Search for Roughish on Wikipedia!

Search