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Webster 1913 Edition


Roughly

Rough′ly

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adv.
In a rough manner; unevenly; harshly; rudely; severely; austerely.

Webster 1828 Edition


Roughly

ROUGHLY

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adv.
ruf'ly.
1.
With uneven surface; with asperities on the surface.
2.
Harshly; uncivilly; rudely; as, to be treated roughly.
3.
Severely; without tenderness; as, to blame too roughly.
4.
Austerely to the taste.
5.
Boisterously; tempestuously.
6.
Harshly to the ear.
7.
Violently; not gently.

Definition 2021


roughly

roughly

English

Adverb

roughly (comparative roughlier or more roughly, superlative roughliest or most roughly)

  1. In a rough manner.
  2. Unevenly; harshly; rudely; severely; austerely.
  3. Imprecise but close to in quantity or amount; approximately.

Synonyms

  • approximately, around, near, nearly, almost, about, loosely, circa

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