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crass

[ kras ]SEE DEFINITION OF crass

Synonyms for crass

  • boorish
  • churlish
  • rude
  • stupid
  • vulgar
  • asinine
  • blundering
  • bovine
  • dense
  • doltish
  • gross
  • indelicate
  • inelegant
  • loutish
  • lowbrow
  • lumpish
  • oafish
  • obtuse
  • philistine
  • raw
  • rough
  • uncouth
  • unrefined
  • witless
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Antonyms for crass

  • nice
  • polite
  • refined
  • sophisticated
  • careful
  • delicate
  • kind
  • sensitive
  • tactful
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CRASS

The crass incongruity of her in that setting smote him with renewed force.

Did ever God create so crass and obstinate a thing as woman?

Oh, what crass ignorance one comes across in this benighted land.

But what was the meaning of this crass misuse of his mysterious power?

The present is suited only for a kind of crass comedy or Bowery melodrama.

Anne was amazed at this sudden change from devotion to crass indifference.

Be the crass, O'Connell I'll make you look nine ways at wanst for this!

It's crukked an' crass enough in some spots; I'd betther be wid ye.

But a light had broken over the crass face of the elderly door-opener.

Crass perhaps, crude perchance, in many ways, but no matter.

WORD ORIGIN

1540s, from Middle French crasse (16c.), from Latin crassus "solid, thick, fat; dense." The literal sense always has been rare in English; meaning "grossly stupid" is recorded from 1650s, from French. Related: Crassly; crassness.

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