Definitions For Roughness


  • Harsh or severe speech or behavior
  • An unpolished unrefined quality
  • A texture of a surface or edge that is not smooth but is irregular and uneven
  • The quality of being harsh or rough or grating to the senses
  • The formation of small pits in a surface as a consequence of corrosion
  • Rowdy behavior
  • Used of the sea during inclement or stormy weather
  • In a rough way
  • Outside and without shelter
  • An area on a golf course covered with tall grass that makes it difficult to hit the ball
  • Something (such as a drawing) that is done quickly and is not detailed or finished
  • A person who is loud and violent


  • To hit (a player) very hard in a way that is not allowed by the rules

Is Roughness a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Roughness is worth 13 points in Scrabble and 15 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Roughness in a Sentence

  • He trimmed the rough edge of the paper.
  • We traveled over rough dirt roads.
  • They hiked through rough terrain.
  • The engine is running a little rough.
  • Life has been treating her pretty rough.
  • He plays rough with the dog.
  • He hit his drive into the rough.
  • He showed me a few roughs of the new building.
  • He was called for roughing the kicker.

Synonyms for Roughness

Antonyms for Roughness

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