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rude

(ro͞od)
adj. rud·er, rud·est
1. Ill-mannered, discourteous, or insulting: was offended by his rude behavior.
2.
a. Undeveloped or uncivilized; primitive: a rude and savage land.
b. Crude, unfinished, or made with limited skill: a rude thatched hut.
c. In a natural, raw state: bales of rude cotton.
3. Unpleasantly forceful or harsh: faced rude winds; received a rude shock.
4. Chiefly British Vigorous or robust: in rude health.
5. Archaic Lacking education or refinement: "They were so rude and ignorant ... that very little could be learned from them" (Samuel Johnson).

[Middle English, from Old French, unrefined, harsh, from Latin rudis, in a natural state, crude, ignorant; possibly akin to rūdus, rubble; see ruderal.]

rude′ly adv.
rude′ness n.

rude

(ruːd)
adj
1. insulting or uncivil; discourteous; impolite: he was rude about her hairstyle.
2. lacking refinement; coarse or uncouth
3. vulgar or obscene: a rude joke.
4. unexpected and unpleasant: a rude awakening to the facts of economic life.
5. roughly or crudely made: we made a rude shelter on the island.
6. rough or harsh in sound, appearance, or behaviour
7. humble or lowly
8. (prenominal) robust or sturdy: in rude health.
9. (prenominal) approximate or imprecise: a rude estimate.
[C14: via Old French from Latin rudis coarse, unformed]
ˈrudely adv
ˈrudeness, ˈrudery n

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.
[1300–50; Middle English rude, ruide (< Old French) < Latin rudis]
rude′ly, adv.
rude′ness, n.
syn: See raw.

rude

  • cullion - A rude, mean-spirited person.
  • bronco - Spanish for "rough, rude."
  • erudite - Meaning "having or showing knowledge," it traces to Latin eruditus/erudire, "bring out of an untrained state," with the base being rudis, "untrained; rude."
  • hoyden - Can be applied to rude, ignorant people.

rude

If someone is rude to you, their behaviour towards you is not polite.

Gertrude felt she had been rude to Sylvia.
I was rather rude to a young nurse.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.rude - socially incorrect in behaviorrude - socially incorrect in behavior; "resentment flared at such an unmannered intrusion"
impolite - not polite
2.rude - (of persons) lacking in refinement or gracerude - (of persons) lacking in refinement or grace
unrefined - (used of persons and their behavior) not refined; uncouth; "how can a refined girl be drawn to such an unrefined man?"
3.rude - lacking civility or good mannersrude - lacking civility or good manners; "want nothing from you but to get away from your uncivil tongue"- Willa Cather
4.rude - (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"
unprocessed - not altered from an original or natural state; "unprocessed commodities"
5.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"
early - being or occurring at an early stage of development; "in an early stage"; "early forms of life"; "early man"; "an early computer"

rude

adjective
4. unpleasant, sharp, violent, sudden, harsh, startling, abrupt It came as a rude shock.
5. roughly-made, simple, rough, raw, crude, primitive, makeshift, rough-hewn, artless, inelegant, inartistic He had already constructed a rude cabin.
roughly-made even, finished, smooth, well-made, artful, shapely

rude

adjective
Translations
غَيْر مُهَذَّب ، وَقِح، فَظوَقِحوَقِح، قَليل الحَياء، بذيء
sprostýhrubý
grovuforskammetvulgær
epäkohteliaskarkearivo
nepristojan
durva
ósmekklegur, dónalegurruddalegur
失礼な
무례한
neķītrsnepiedienīgsnepieklājīgs
nevljudenprostaški
oartig
หยาบคาย
bất lịch sự

rude

[ruːd] ADJ (ruder (compar) (rudest (superl)))
1. (= impolite) [person] → grosero, maleducado; [remark] → grosero
to be rude to sbser grosero con algn
it's rude to staremirar fijamente es de mala educación
it was rude of you to ignore himignorarlo fue una grosería por tu parte
he was rude about her new dresshizo comentarios poco halagüeños respecto a su vestido nuevo
how rude!¡qué poca educación!¡qué grosero!
2. (= indecent) [gesture] → grosero, obsceno; [joke, song] → verde, colorado (LAm)
a rude worduna groseríauna mala palabra
3. (liter) (= primitive) [shelter, table] → tosco, rudimentario; [tool, device, implement] → burdo, rudimentario
4. (liter) (= unexpected and unpleasant) a rude awakeninguna sorpresa muy desagradable
a rude shockun golpe inesperado
5. (liter) (= vigorous) to be in rude healthgozar de muy buena salud, estar más sano que un roble

rude

[ˈruːd] adj
(= impolite) [person, behaviour] → impoli(e); [remark] → déplacé(e)
He made rude remarks about me → Il a fait des remarques déplacées à mon sujet.
it's rude to ... → c'est impoli de ...
It's rude to interrupt → C'est impoli de couper la parole aux gens.
to be rude to sb → être impoli avec qn
He was very rude to me → Il a été très impoli avec moi.
[word, manners] → déplacé(e)
(= vulgar) [jokes, stories, gesture, sign] → grossier/ière
a rude joke → une plaisanterie grossière
a rude word → un gros mot
(= abrupt) [shock] → rude before n
a rude awakening → un rude réveil
(= basic) → grossier/ière
to be in rude health → avoir une santé de fer

rude

adj (+er)
(= impolite, bad-mannered)unhöflich; (stronger) → unverschämt; (= rough, uncouth)grob; to be rude to somebodyunhöflich zu jdm sein; it’s rude to starees gehört sich nicht, Leute anzustarren, man starrt andere Leute nicht an; don’t be so rude!so was sagt man/tut man nicht!; talk about rude!der/die hat vielleicht einen Ton am Leib! (inf)
(= obscene, dirty)unanständig, unflätig (geh); to make a rude gesture at somebodyjdm gegenüber eine anstößige Geste machen; to make a rude noise (euph)pup(s)en (inf)
(= harsh) shockbös, hart; blast, weatherwüst, rau; reminderunsanft ? awakening
(liter, = crude, primitive) → primitiv; fareeinfach, schlicht
(liter: = vigorous) strengthgewaltig; he is in rude health/strengther strotzt (nur so) vor Gesundheit/Kraft

rude

[ruːd] adj (-r (comp) (-st (superl)))
a. (impolite) → villano/a, maleducato/a; (indecent) → indecente, volgare
to be rude to sb → essere maleducato con qn
it's rude to talk with your mouth full → è cattiva educazione parlare con la bocca piena
a rude word → una parolaccia
b. a rude awakening (fig) → una doccia fredda
to be in rude health → essere in ottima salute
c. (liter) (primitive) → rudimentale

rude

(ruːd) adjective
1. not polite; showing bad manners. rude behaviour.
2. vulgar; indecent. rude pictures.
ˈrudely adverb
ˈrudeness noun

rude

وَقِح sprostý uforskammet unverschämt αγενής maleducado epäkohtelias grossier nepristojan maleducato 失礼な 무례한 ongemanierd uhøflig nieuprzejmy grosseiro, rude грубый oartig หยาบคาย kaba bất lịch sự 粗鲁的
References in classic literature ?
They and the women, as a rule, wore a coarse tow-linen robe that came well below the knee, and a rude sort of sandal, and many wore an iron collar.
And then of course the antelopes--although they were too shy and timid to be rude to the Doctor like the lion--THEY pawed the ground, and smiled foolishly, and said they had never been nurses before.
Painters are fond of representing banditti at their rude and picturesque carousels; but here were groups, still more rude and picturesque; and it needed but a sudden onset of Blackfeet, and a quick transition from a fantastic revel to a furious melee, to have rendered this picture of a trapper's life complete.
Trailing wearily behind a rude wagon, and over a ruder road, Tom and his associates faced onward.
Sir,' says the constable, 'I find you don't know what it is to be constable; I beg of you don't oblige me to be rude to you.
Their buildings, although very rude and simple, are not inconvenient, but well contrived to defend them from all injuries of and heat.
He was cordially welcomed by the goatherds, and Sancho, having as best he could put up Rocinante and the ass, drew towards the fragrance that came from some pieces of salted goat simmering in a pot on the fire; and though he would have liked at once to try if they were ready to be transferred from the pot to the stomach, he refrained from doing so as the goatherds removed them from the fire, and laying sheepskins on the ground, quickly spread their rude table, and with signs of hearty good-will invited them both to share what they had.
The rude shock of awakening to what doubtless might prove some new form of danger was still upon me when I heard a rattling of loose stones from the direction of the bluff, and turning my eyes in that direction I beheld the author of the disturbance, a great copper-colored man, running rapidly toward me.
They had come down the river, not on a catamaran, but in a rude dug-out.
I saw few human beings besides them, and if any other happened to enter the cottage, their harsh manners and rude gait only enhanced to me the superior accomplishments of my friends.
The other appointments of the mansion partook of the rude simplicity of the Saxon period, which Cedric piqued himself upon maintaining.
The river deities, however, like those of the sea, were to be propitiated by a bribe, and the infliction of these rude honors to be parried by a treat to the adepts.