from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Crude; unrefined.
- adj. Awkward or clumsy; ungraceful.
- adj. Archaic Foreign; unfamiliar.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Unfamiliar, strange, foreign.
- adj. Clumsy, awkward.
- adj. Unrefined, crude.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Unknown.
- adj. Uncommon; rare; exquisite; elegant.
- adj. Unfamiliar; strange; hence, mysterious; dreadful; also, odd; awkward; boorish.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not known.
- Not commonly known; not familiar; strange; foreign.
- Strange and suspicious; uncanny; such as to arouse suspicion, dread, fear, or alarm.
- Strange and awkward; characterized by awkwardness, clumsiness, or oddity: now the usual meaning: as, uncouth manners or behavior.
- Not knowing; ignorant.
- Synonyms . Ungainly, Bungling, etc. See awkward.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. lacking refinement or cultivation or taste
Middle English, unknown, strange, from Old English uncūth : un-, not; see un-1 + cūth, known; see gnō- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Old English uncūþ; un- + couth. (Wiktionary)