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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

rude*rud(adj.)rud•er, rud•est.

  1. discourteous or impolite, esp. deliberately so:

    a rude reply.

  2. without culture, learning, or refinement.

  3. rough in manners or behavior; uncouth.

  4. rough, harsh, or ungentle:

    a rude shock.

  5. roughly built or made; crude:

    a rude cottage.

  6. harsh to the ear:

    rude sounds.

  7. lacking elegance; of a primitive simplicity:

    a rude design.

  8. robust, sturdy, or vigorous.

* Syn: See raw.

Origin of rude:

1300–50; ME rude, ruide (< OF) < L rudis

rude′ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ill-mannered, bad-mannered, rude, unmannered, unmannerly(adj)

    socially incorrect in behavior

    "resentment flared at such an unmannered intrusion"

  2. ill-bred, bounderish, lowbred, rude, underbred, yokelish(adj)

    (of persons) lacking in refinement or grace

  3. uncivil, rude(adj)

    lacking civility or good manners

    "want nothing from you but to get away from your uncivil tongue"- Willa Cather

  4. natural, raw(a), rude(a)(adj)

    (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"

  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"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. rude(adjective)rud

    not polite

    rude behavior/comments; It's rude not to say "thank you."; He rudely ignored everything she said.; a woman who is known for her rudeness

Wiktionary

  1. rude(Adjective)

    Bad mannered.

  2. rude(Adjective)

    Obscene, pornographic, offensive.

  3. rude(Adjective)

    Tough, robust.

  4. rude(Adjective)

    Undeveloped, unskilled, basic.

  5. rude(Adjective)

    Hearty, vigorous; .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rude

    characterized by roughness; umpolished; raw; lacking delicacy or refinement; coarse

  2. Rude

    unformed by taste or skill; not nicely finished; not smoothed or polished; -- said especially of material things; as, rude workmanship

  3. Rude

    of untaught manners; unpolished; of low rank; uncivil; clownish; ignorant; raw; unskillful; -- said of persons, or of conduct, skill, and the like

  4. Rude

    violent; tumultuous; boisterous; inclement; harsh; severe; -- said of the weather, of storms, and the like; as, the rude winter

  5. Rude

    barbarous; fierce; bloody; impetuous; -- said of war, conflict, and the like; as, the rude shock of armies

  6. Rude

    not finished or complete; inelegant; lacking chasteness or elegance; not in good taste; unsatisfactory in mode of treatment; -- said of literature, language, style, and the like

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. rude

    1. (of a program) Badly written. 2. Functionally poor, e.g., a program that is very difficult to use because of gratuitously poor (random?) design decisions. Oppose cuspy. 3. Anything that manipulates a shared resource without regard for its other users in such a way as to cause a (non-fatal) problem. Examples: programs that change tty modes without resetting them on exit, or windowing programs that keep forcing themselves to the top of the window stack.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'rude' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2914

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'rude' in Adjectives Frequency: #1025


Translations for rude

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

rude(adjective)

not polite; showing bad manners

rude behaviour.

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