A child who masters the classics will stand apart from the uncouth boors on the school bus.
Sarkozy is known for running—television crews often film him, sweaty and uncouth, as he jogs in an NYPD t-shirt.
Because while calling a passerby “sexy” may be uncouth, it shouldn't be illegal.
He must, indeed, have been terribly alarmed at the uncouth sound he heard.
It brought Pedro in with an extraordinary, uncouth, primeval impetuosity.
They are the slowest and least active of all the monkey tribe, and their motions are surprisingly awkward and uncouth.
They are uncouth figures, with vague legends and miscellaneous attributes.
Now, Bumper had never met a wild rabbit before, and this one certainly looked very dirty and uncouth compared to himself.
They were honest, uncouth, simple; they were just like children, the children of the Wild.
But you know I am but an uncouth Milton manufacturer; will you forgive me?'
Old English uncuð "unknown, uncertain, unfamiliar," from un- (1) "not" + cuð "known, well-known," past participle of cunnan "to know" (see can (v.)). Meaning "strange, crude, clumsy" is first recorded 1510s. The compound (and the thing it describes) widespread in IE languages, cf. Latin ignorantem, Old Norse ukuðr, Gothic unkunþs, Sanskrit ajnatah, Armenian ancanaut', Greek agnotos, Old Irish ingnad "unknown."