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Definition of Rude

Rude

  1. Characterized by roughness; umpolished; raw; lacking delicacy or refinement; coarse.
  2. Unformed by taste or skill; not nicely finished; not smoothed or polished; -- said especially of material things; as, rude workmanship.
  3. Of untaught manners; unpolished; of low rank; uncivil; clownish; ignorant; raw; unskillful; -- said of persons, or of conduct, skill, and the like.
  4. Violent; tumultuous; boisterous; inclement; harsh; severe; -- said of the weather, of storms, and the like; as, the rude winter.
  5. Barbarous; fierce; bloody; impetuous; -- said of war, conflict, and the like; as, the rude shock of armies.
  6. 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.

Rude Quotations

I'd always been fascinated by people who allow themselves to be so rude and irritated and foul-mouthed and hostile, but usually you can sense there's something vulnerable beneath them - a shield they use to protect that vulnerable side. Finally, when they expose that soft spot, it's kind of touching.
Paul Dano

Something about her eyes or voice has always suggested the hint of a free spirit, trapped in a Peck and Peck cage, dreaming of making rude noises at public gatherings of Republicans.
Jeff Greenfield

Anytime anybody is rude, it makes me double-check my own behavior to make sure I don't do that to other people.
Patricia Heaton

I'm not shy about heated debate or passionate discourse, but when people get crazy or rude, that's a buzz kill. There's got to be a better code of conduct, some basic etiquette.
Mos Def

You can't be truly rude until you understand good manners.
Rita Mae Brown
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Rude Translations

rude in Dutch is onbeleefd, onheus, lomp, honds
rude in Hungarian is faragatlan, nyers, goromba
rude in Latin is rudis, incultus
rude in Spanish is insolente, rudo
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