1. [ noun ] looseness or roughness in texture (as of cloth)
Synonyms: tweediness nubbiness
Related terms: roughness
2. [ noun ] the quality of being composed of relatively large particles
Synonyms: granularity graininess
Related terms: roughness sandiness
3. [ noun ] the quality of lacking taste and refinement
Synonyms: grossness vulgarity vulgarism raunch commonness
Related terms: inelegance
Similar spelling:   coarsen