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Definition of Uncouth


  1. Unknown.
  2. Uncommon; rare; exquisite; elegant.
  3. Unfamiliar; strange; hence, mysterious; dreadful; also, odd; awkward; boorish; as, uncouth manners.

Uncouth Quotations

The ministers of Christ should possess refinement. All uncouth manners, attitudes and gestures should be discarded, and they should encourage in themselves humble dignity of bearing.
Ellen G. White

The way I grew up, I was always taught that it's uncouth to talk about money, and that's not what should inspire you.
Justin Timberlake

Newspaper people, once celebrated as founts of ribald humor and uncouth fun, have of late lost all their gaiety, and small wonder.
Russell Baker

Too much truth is uncouth.
Franklin Pierce Adams

I jabbered too much in class about all the Russian writers whom I admired for being, among other things, uncouth and somewhat humorously melodramatic, such as Gogol and Dostoyevsky, just as it was in my own household when I was growing up.
Richard Elman
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Uncouth Translations

uncouth in Hungarian is durva, faragatlan
uncouth in Spanish is tosco
uncouth in Swedish is klumpig, ouppfostrad
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