Definition of Rude


  • 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"
  • (used especially of commodities) being unprocessed or manufactured using only simple or minimal processes
    "natural yogurt"
    "natural produce"
    "raw wool"
    "raw sugar"
    "bales of rude cotton"
  • lacking civility or good manners
    "want nothing from you but to get away from your uncivil tongue"- Willa Cather
  • (of persons) lacking in refinement or grace
    - ill bred
  • socially incorrect in behavior
    "resentment flared at such an unmannered intrusion"
    - ill mannered - bad mannered
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble rude

15 unscramble word found using the letters rude.

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