Associations to the word «Rude»


RUDE, adjective. Bad-mannered
RUDE, adjective. Somewhat obscene, pornographic, offensive.
RUDE, adjective. Tough, robust.
RUDE, adjective. Undeveloped, unskilled, basic.
RUDE, adjective. Hearty, vigorous; found particularly in the phrase rude health.
RUDE AWAKENING, noun. An undesirable epiphany; a realization of an unwanted fact.

Dictionary definition

RUDE, adjective. Socially incorrect in behavior; "resentment flared at such an unmannered intrusion".
RUDE, adjective. (of persons) lacking in refinement or grace.
RUDE, adjective. Lacking civility or good manners; "want nothing from you but to get away from your uncivil tongue"- Willa Cather.
RUDE, adjective. (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".
RUDE, adjective. 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".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats