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uncouth (adjective), more uncouth, most uncouth
1. Descriptive of impolite or very rude behavior: When Clement started to yell at his host at the party, everyone thought he was certainly a very uncouth and uncivilized person.
2. Etymology: from Old English uncup, "unknown"; from cunnan, "to know"; an earlier form of "can".
Pertaining to being uncultured, crude, and unmannerly.
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Conveying unrefined, crude and rude behavior.
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