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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 un·couth /-ˈkuθ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Un·couth a.
 1. Unknown. [Obs.] “This uncouth errand.”
 To leave the good that I had in hand,
 In hope of better that was uncouth.   --Spenser.
 2. Uncommon; rare; exquisite; elegant. [Obs.]
    Harness . . . so uncouth and so rich.   --Chaucer.
 3. Unfamiliar; strange; hence, mysterious; dreadful; also, odd; awkward; boorish; as, uncouth manners. Uncouth in guise and gesture.”
    I am surprised with an uncouth fear.   --Shak.
    Thus sang the uncouth swain.   --Milton.
 Syn: -- See Awkward.
 -- Un*couth*ly, adv. -- Un*couth*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : lacking refinement or cultivation or taste; "he had coarse
            manners but a first-rate mind"; "behavior that branded
            him as common"; "an untutored and uncouth human being";
            "an uncouth soldier--a real tough guy"; "appealing to
            the vulgar taste for violence"; "the vulgar display of
            the newly rich" [syn: coarse, common, rough-cut,