Scabrous

Definition of Scabrous

Sca´brous
a.1.Rough to the touch, like a file; having small raised dots, scales, or points; scabby; scurfy; scaly.
2.Fig.: Harsh; unmusical.
His verse is scabrous and hobbling.
- Dryden.

Related Words

asperous, bristly, craggy, downy, flaky, flocculent, furfuraceous, harsh, jagged, knobby, knotty, lentiginous, lepidote, off-color, prickly, racy, risky, risque, rugged, salty, scabby, scabious, scaly, scraggy, scurfy, spicy, squamous, suggestive, thorny, uneven, unlevel, unsmooth
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