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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

crude*krud(adj.; n.)crud•er, crud•est

  1. (adj.)in a raw or unrefined state:

    crude sugar.

  2. rudimentary or undeveloped.

  3. showing a lack of polish, completeness, or skill; rough:

    a crude shelter.

  4. lacking culture, refinement, etc.; vulgar:

    crude behavior.

  5. blunt; stark.

  6. Obs. unripe; not mature.

  7. Category: Chemistry

    Ref: crude oil.

* Syn: See raw.

Origin of crude:

1350–1400; < L crūdus raw, bleeding, rough, akin to cruor blood from a wound; see raw


Princeton's WordNet

  1. petroleum, crude oil, crude, rock oil, fossil oil, oil(adj)

    a dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons

  2. crude, rough(adj)

    not carefully or expertly made

    "managed to make a crude splint"; "a crude cabin of logs with bark still on them"; "rough carpentry"

  3. crude, earthy, gross, vulgar(adj)

    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"

  4. unrefined, unprocessed, crude(adj)

    not refined or processed

    "unrefined ore"; "crude oil"

  5. crude, primitive, rude(adj)

    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"

  6. blunt, crude(a), stark(a)(adj)

    devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment

    "the blunt truth"; "the crude facts"; "facing the stark reality of the deadline"

  7. crude, raw(adj)

    not processed or subjected to analysis

    "raw data"; "the raw cost of production"; "only the crude vital statistics"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. crude(adjective)krud

    basic and showing little skill

    crude drawings

  2. crudekrud

    (of language, behavior, or people) offensive; = vulgar

    crude jokes


  1. crude(Noun)

    Any substance in its natural state.

  2. crude(Noun)

    Crude oil.

  3. crude(Adjective)

    Being in a natural state.

    crude oil

  4. crude(Adjective)

    Characterized by simplicity, especially something not carefully or expertly made.

    a crude shelter

  5. crude(Adjective)

    Lacking concealing elements.

    a crude truth

  6. crude(Adjective)

    Lacking tact or taste.

    a crude remark

  7. crude(Adjective)

    Being in an unanalyzed form.

    crude data

  8. crude(Adjective)

    Immature or unripe.

  9. Origin: From crude, from crudus, from krewa-. Cognate with hreaw. More at raw.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Crude

    in its natural state; not cooked or prepared by fire or heat; undressed; not altered, refined, or prepared for use by any artificial process; raw; as, crude flesh

  2. Crude

    unripe; not mature or perfect; immature

  3. Crude

    not reduced to order or form; unfinished; not arranged or prepared; ill-considered; immature

  4. Crude

    undigested; unconcocted; not brought into a form to give nourishment

  5. Crude

    having, or displaying, superficial and undigested knowledge; without culture or profundity; as, a crude reasoner

  6. Crude

    harsh and offensive, as a color; tawdry or in bad taste, as a combination of colors, or any design or work of art


  1. Crude

    Crude is the first studio album from Shetland based band Bongshang.

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'crude' in Adjectives Frequency: #786

Anagrams of crude

  1. cured

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