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Definition 1: lacking civility or good manners - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where rude or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • want nothing from you but to get away from your uncivil tongue

Synonyms for rude in the sense of this definition

(... are attributes of rude) formal or perfunctory politeness

Definition 2: belonging to an early stage of technical development; characterized by simplicity and (often) crudeness - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where rude or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the crude weapons and rude agricultural implements of early man
  • primitive movies of the 1890s
  • primitive living conditions in the Appalachian mountains

Synonyms for rude in the sense of this definition

(rude is similar to ...) being or occurring at an early stage of development

"in an early stage" "early forms of life" "early man" "an early computer"

Definition 3: socially incorrect in behavior - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where rude or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • resentment flared at such an unmannered intrusion

Synonyms for rude in the sense of this definition

(rude is similar to ...) not polite

Definition 4: (used especially of commodities) being unprocessed or manufactured using only simple or minimal processes - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where rude or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • natural yogurt
  • natural produce
  • raw wool
  • raw sugar
  • bales of rude cotton

Synonyms for rude in the sense of this definition

(rude is similar to ...) not altered from an original or natural state

"unprocessed commodities"

Definition 5: (of persons) lacking in refinement or grace - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for rude in the sense of this definition

(rude is similar to ...) (used of persons and their behavior) not refined; uncouth

"how can a refined girl be drawn to such an unrefined man?"

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