a freshwater fish that is not a member of the salmon family Compare game fish
- Coarse grain
[kawrs, kohrs] /kɔrs, koʊrs/ adjective, coarser, coarsest. 1. composed of relatively large parts or particles: The beach had rough, coarse sand. 2. lacking in fineness or delicacy of texture, structure, etc.: The stiff, coarse fabric irritated her skin. 3. harsh; grating. 4. lacking delicacy, taste, or refinement; unpolished: He had coarse manners but an absolutely […]
[kawrs-greynd, kohrs-] /ˈkɔrsˈgreɪnd, ˈkoʊrs-/ adjective 1. having a coarse texture or grain. 2. indelicate; crude; vulgar; gross: a coarse-grained person with vulgar manners. adjective 1. having a large or coarse grain 2. (of a person) having a coarse nature; gross
[kawr-suh n, kohr-] /ˈkɔr sən, ˈkoʊr-/ verb (used with or without object) 1. to make or become . /ˈkɔːsən/ verb 1. to make or become coarse v. 1805, from coarse + -en (2). Related: Coarsened; coarsening.