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rough-spoken

[ruhf-spoh-kuh n] /ˈrʌfˈspoʊ kən/
adjective
1.
coarse or vulgar in speech.
Origin
1625-1635
1625-35
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British Dictionary definitions for rough spoken

rough-spoken

adjective
1.
rude or uncouth in speech; blunt
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