Raunchy vs Coarse - What's the difference?

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As adjectives the difference between raunchy and coarse

is that raunchy is very low class; inferior; inadequate while coarse is composed of large parts or particles; of inferior quality or appearance; not fine in material or close in texture.

raunchy

English

Adjective

(er)
  • Very low class; inferior; inadequate.
  • With dishonorable, base and vulgar expression.
  • Having socially unacceptable sexual behavior.
  • Sexually seductive.
  • Synonyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * raunch

    coarse

    English

    (wikipedia coarse)

    Adjective

    (er)
  • Composed of large parts or particles; of inferior quality or appearance; not fine in material or close in texture.
  • Lacking refinement, taste or delicacy;
  • coarse manners
    coarse language

    Usage notes

    * Nouns to which "coarse" is often applied: language, particle, grain, graining, sand, powder, gravel, grit, salt, gold, thread, hair, cloth, grid, aggregate, texture, grass, fish, angling, fishing.

    Synonyms

    * (of inferior quality ): thick, rough, sharp, hard * (not refined ): rough, rude, uncouth, blunt, unpolished, inelegant, indelicate, vulgar, gritty, obscene, crass

    Antonyms

    * (of inferior quality ): fine

    Derived terms

    * coarsely * coarsen * coarseness

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