- Not polished; not brought to a polish.
- Deprived of polish.
- Not refined in manners; uncivilized; rude; plain.
- See also Thesaurus:impolite
Doric, Gothic, Neanderthal, amateurish, animal, arrested, backward, barbarian, barbaric, barbarous, bestial, boorish, broken, brutal, brutish, bumpy, cacophonous, choppy, churlish, cloddish, clodhopping, clownish, clumsy, coarse, coarse-grained, corrugated, countrified, country-born, country-bred, cross-grained, crude, discourteous, disrespectful, doggerel, dysphemistic, embryonic, farmerish, from the sticks, graceless, grainy, granulated, gross, harsh, hayseed, hick, hicky, hobnailed, homespun, horripilant, ill-bred, ill-mannered, impolite, improper, impure, in bad taste, in embryo, in ovo, in the rough, inconcinnate, inconcinnous, incorrect, indecorous, inelegant, inequal, infelicitous, inurbane, irregular, jolty, linsey-woolsey, loutish, low, lowbred, lumpen, lumpish, noncivilized, outlandish, oversimple, pimply, pitted, pocky, potholed, primitive, rank, reductionistic, reductive, ripply, rough, rough-and-ready, rough-cast, rough-grained, rough-hewn, roughcast, roughhewn, rube, rude, rudimental, rudimentary, ruffled, rutted, rutty, savage, semiskilled, shagged, shaggy, simplistic, stunted, tasteless, textured, troglodytic, unaccomplished, unblown, unbusinesslike, uncivil, uncivilized, uncoached, uncombed, uncourtly, uncouth, uncultivated, uncultured, uncut, underdeveloped, undeveloped, undignified, undressed, unendowed, uneuphonious, uneven, unfashioned, unfelicitous, unfinished, unformed, ungifted, ungraceful, ungracious, unhewn, uninitiated, unkempt, unlabored, unlevel, unlicked, unprepared, unprimed, unprocessed, unprofessional, unrefined, unschooled, unseemly, unskilled, unsmooth, untalented, untamed, untaught, untrained, untreated, untutored, ununiform, unworked, unwrought, up-country, vulgar, wild, wimpled, yokel, yokelish
- Unpolished in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911