Coarse means rough or crude.|
Most commonly, course means:
(1) a series of educational lessons (e.g., a French course).
(2) A direction (e.g., That's an odd course to take.)
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The words coarse and course sound identical, but their meanings are very different.
CoarseThe adjective coarse means rough, crude, of low quality or not fine in texture.
CourseThe word course has many meanings. It can be an adjective, noun or verb.
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ARSE IS COARSE
The British word arse is quite vulgar. In fact, it is coarse. It can, however, serve as a reminder for the meaning of coarse.