Synonyms for Rough:

adj.

all (adjective)
unsmooth.
approximate (adjective)
estimated, inexact, general, rude.
barbarian (adjective)
untamed, inhuman.
basic, incomplete (adjective)
imperfect, uncut, sketchy.
brutal (adjective)
ferocious, gross, bestial, brutish, cruel, coarse, barbarous, ruthless, inhuman, savage, rude, brutal, carnal.
craggy (adjective)
unsmooth.
dangerous (adjective)
ugly.
difficult (adjective)
grinding, wearisome, adverse, complex, tough, hard, fussy, cantankerous, difficult, uphill, ticklish, harsh, laborious, troublesome, scabrous, tricky, tight, oppressive, strenuous, arduous, thorny, formidable, wearing, contrary, trying, complicated, burdensome, toilsome, demanding, severe, rugged, bothersome, wearying, cumbersome, knotty, onerous, finicky, stressful.
effortful (adjective)
effortful.
grainy (adjective)
coarse-grained, chapped.
granular (adjective)
gritty.
gritty (adjective)
gravelly.
incomplete (adjective)
incomplete.
irregular (adjective)
irregular.
low (adjective)
undignified.
raging (adjective)
raging.
rocky (adjective)
bouldered.
rough (adjective)
rumpled, coarse, gnarled, Knurled, ruffled, Scuffed, bristly, sinewy, scratchy, stubbled, rugged, jagged, ragged.
rude, impolite (adjective)
indelicate, uncultivated, inelegant, unpolished, tough, boorish, churlish, gross, raw, hard, unpleasant, uncultured, crass, vulgar, unrefined, severe, uncivil, cruel, crude.
stormy; not quiet (adjective)
rasping, raging, grating, cacophonous, raucous, turbulent, boisterous, wild, tempestuous, jarring, dry, hoarse.
uneven, irregular (adjective)
hairy, cragged, coarse, jagged, knotty, choppy, bristly, craggy, bumpy, unfinished, ridged, chapped, bearded, rocky, broken, shaggy, sharp, knobby, woolly, ruffled, harsh, bushy, unequal, rugged, stony, scabrous.
vulgar (adjective)
glaring, vulgar, boorish, rude, gaudy, tasteless, shameless, in bad taste, unbecoming, idiomatic, degraded, salty, coarse-grained, garish, raw, ignoble, obscene, unpolished, coarse, sleazy, philistine, broad, undignified, homespun, scandalous, ill-bred, low, barnyard, profane, inelegant, clumsy, base, cockney, unseemly, animal, rank, crude, tawdry, outlandish, colloquial, graceless, earthy, barbaric, brutish, offensive, common, tactless, brazen, gross, crass, indelicate, depraved, sordid, repulsive, ignominious, revolting, unrefined, chintzy, cheap.
wavy (adjective)
choppy.

adv.

all (adverb)
roughly.

n.

turbulent, tumultuous, ill, fragile, unfit, unwell, failing, worse, unhealthy, sick, frail, infectious. dossier, Ironbound, Consent Form, document, charter, certificate, company report, confidentiality agreement, Annual Report, blue book, concept statement. exacting, unattractive, backbreaking, taxing, effortful, unappealing, awful, objectionable, exigent, rigorous, weighty, bad, disagreeable. detailed, edited, extensive, descriptive, comfort, blow-by-blow, general, broad-brush, elaborate, bitter, 101. outstanding, uncultured, barbarian, uncivilized, light touch, uncultivated, abortive, pending, partial, superficial, undone, churlish, courtesy. rough-and-tumble, action. raucous, dry, squawky, strident, hoarse. native, undomesticated, natural, untamed. start, preliminary, tentative, unperfected, sketchy. strike, attack, mess up, slap around, manhandle. approximate (noun)
estimated.
crude (noun)
uncultivated, uncivil.
golf (noun)
bogie, backswing, ace, caddy, bunker, bogey, birdie.
rough (noun)
hilly, abrasive, craggy, approximate, cracked, bumpy, potholed, erose, imbricated, fierce, pectinate, angulate, slubbed, pocked, cacophonous, lepidote, denticulate, crenulate, ciliated, approximative, twill, corduroy, scaly, crushed, cragged, lacerate, dentate, draft, unsheared, seamed, shagged, crude, roughly, alligatored, nubbly, difficult, chapped, fringed, mountainous, crenated, jagged, rough out, serrate, rocky, rough in, crispate, stony, spinose, unrefined, costate, broken, crenate, ballpark, pique, nubby, imbricate, jolty, fimbriate, pugnacious, barky, harsh, wartlike, rough-textured, notched, outline, gravel, lined, rugose, bidentate, roughish, leprose, hard, unsmooth, toothed, bouldery, inexact, gravelly, emarginate, sandpapery, boisterous, scalloped, shaggy, scabrous, rugged, uncut, saw-toothed, runcinate, homespun, biserrate, scratchy, log, warty, raspy, pockmarked, grating, unskilled, twilled, serrulate, bullate, jolting, roughened, scabby, bouldered, scurfy, aggressive, unpolished, textured, tweedy, stormy, verrucose, unpleasant, squamulose, jaggy, crenulated, puckered, ciliate, jarring, corded, rimose, rasping, laciniate, serrated, cacophonic.
unfinished (noun)
imperfect, unfinished, incomplete.
unfriendly (noun)
distant, unfriendly, aloof, icy, hostile, cold, antagonistic.

v.

creation (verb)
rough out, rough in.

Other synonyms:

knobby, Ironbound, effortful, undomesticated, gritty, untamed, backbreaking, squawky, rough-and-tumble, uncultivated, unperfected, grainy, granular. exigent, rigorous, tumultuous, weighty, uncivilized, roily. preliminary, wild, bitter, taxing, sticky, exacting, dirty. natural. dry. native. heavy. approximate
approximate.
boisterous
boisterous.
fuzzy
bushy.
grating
hoarse, grating.
harsh
raucous.
riotous
turbulent.
uncivilized
barbarian.
unfinished
incomplete.
wavy
choppy.
Other relevant words:
irregular, roughly, choppy, jolting, broken, unsmooth, rasping, boisterous, bumpy, wild, grating, jolty, sharp, uncivil.

Usage examples for rough

  1. We don't want to pull any rough stuff on you, Lanyard, and we won't unless you force us to-" " Rough stuff, monsieur? – Alias The Lone Wolf by Louis Joseph Vance
  2. What do you suppose I care about how rough – Hills of the Shatemuc by Susan Warner
  3. Well, the going is some rough down that way. – The Happy Family by Bertha Muzzy Bower