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

He who speaks without modesty will find it difficult to make his words good.