Definition of Crude


  • a dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons
    - crude oil - rock oil - fossil oil


  • not processed or subjected to analysis
    "raw data"
    "the raw cost of production"
    "only the crude vital statistics"
  • devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment
    "the blunt truth"
    "the crude facts"
    "facing the stark reality of the deadline"
  • belonging to an early stage of technical development
    characterized by simplicity and (often) crudeness
    "the crude weapons and rude agricultural implements of early man"
    "primitive movies of the 1890s"
    "primitive living conditions in the Appalachian mountains"
  • not refined or processed
    "unrefined ore"
    "crude oil"
  • conspicuously and tastelessly indecent
    "coarse language"
    "a crude joke"
    "crude behavior"
    "an earthy sense of humor"
    "a revoltingly gross expletive"
    "a vulgar gesture"
    "full of language so vulgar it should have been edited"
  • not carefully or expertly made
    "managed to make a crude splint"
    "a crude cabin of logs with bark still on them"
    "rough carpentry"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble crude

32 unscramble word found using the letters crude.

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