DE derb
volume_up
{adjective}

1. general

derb
volume_up
strong {adj.} (material)
derb
volume_up
strong {adj.} (shoes)
derb
volume_up
sturdy {adj.} (shoes)
derb
volume_up
stout {adj.} (shoes)

2. "Humor, Geschichte"

derb
volume_up
broad {adj.} [vulg.]

3. "kräftig"

derb
volume_up
solid {adj.} (food)
derb
volume_up
substantial {adj.} (food)

4. "unfreundlich"

volume_up
gruff {adj.}

Context sentences for "derb" in English

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GermanDieser Dialog ist in Gang gekommen, er war zuweilen recht derb durch seine Demonstrationen und sein Gezänk oder - so kann man es ausdrücken - durch seine Wortmeldungen.
That dialogue was in fact initiated, and it is safe to say that, at times, it was fairly unrestrained with its demonstrations and its wrangles or, in any case, point-scoring.