scabrous

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having indecent sexual content or connotation, rough

The novel was a flagrantly scabrous bodice-ripper, and Rachael was ashamed to read it in public.

covered with scales or scabs, or otherwise extremely rough

After the incident with the gasoline, Noel's burnt arm remained scabrous, and was susceptible to infections.

{a} rough, rugged, harsh, unmusical
{s} having a rough surface, covered with small projections; risque, indecent; complicated, difficult
Fig
Rough to the touch, like a file; having small raised dots, scales, or points; scabby; scurfy; scaly
disapproval If you describe something as scabrous, you mean that it deals with sex or describes sex in a shocking way. the scabrous lower reaches of the film business
Harsh; unmusical
having indecent sexual content or connotation, i.e. "rough"
dealing with salacious or indecent material; "a scabrous novel
scabrously
harshly, roughly; difficultly; in a risque manner, indecently
scabrous

    Silbentrennung

    scab·rous

    Aussprache

    Etymologie

    [ 'ska-br&s also 'skA ] (adjective.) 1646. Latin scabr-, scaber rough, scurfy; akin to Latin scabere to scratch; more at SCAB.

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