how to pronounce rougher


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the above transcription of rougher is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

rougher is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of rougher in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… a little rougher than necessary …”

meanings of rougher


  1. A piece of woollen cloth prepared for fulling.
  2. A worker who shapes something to prepare it for a finishing operation.


  1. Comparative form of rough: more rough.

rougher frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word rougher occurs in english on average 0.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics rougher can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that rougher can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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