Meaning of rough draft in English:

rough draft

noun

(also rough draught)
  • A first, preliminary, or original draft (of a document, story, etc.).

Pronunciation

rough draft

/rʌf ˈdrɑːft/ /rʌf ˈdraft/

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Humphrey Gilbert (1537–1583), explorer and soldier. From rough + draft.