Coarsely vs Roughspun - What's the difference?

coarsely | roughspun |


As an adverb coarsely

is in a coarse manner.

As a noun roughspun is

(rare) a garment made from roughly spun yarn or made from a coarse material.

As an adjective roughspun is

(of a garment or cloth) woven]] from a coarsely [[spinning|spun yarn, (usually also from a coarse material).

coarsely

English

Adverb

(en adverb)
  • in a coarse manner
  • *{{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham)
  • , title=(The China Governess) , chapter=Foreword citation , passage=He stood transfixed before the unaccustomed view of London at night time, a vast panorama which reminded him […] of some wood engravings far off and magical, in a printshop in his childhood. They dated from the previous century and were coarsely printed on tinted paper, with tinsel outlining the design.}}

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    roughspun

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (rare) A garment made from roughly spun yarn or made from a coarse material.
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (of a garment or cloth) Woven]] from a coarsely [[spinning, spun yarn, (usually also from a coarse material).
  • (figuratively) Unpolished, rough and ready, uncultured, unsophisticated.
  • See also

    * homespun * homegrown