Having an uneven or irregular surface; not smooth or level. (of a person or their behavior) not gentle; violent or boisterous. Not finished tidily or decoratively; plain and basic. A disreputable and violent person. (on a golf course) longer grass around the fairway and the green. A preliminary sketch for a design. An uncut precious stone. Work or shape (something) in a rough, preliminary fashion. Live in discomfort with only basic necessities. In a manner that lacks gentleness; harshly or violently.