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crude

[ krood ]SEE DEFINITION OF crude
  • adj.vulgar, unpolished in manner
  • adj.unrefined, natural

Synonyms for crude

  • boorish
  • cheap
  • clumsy
  • coarse
  • crass
  • indecent
  • lewd
  • obscene
  • raw
  • rude
  • savage
  • barnyard
  • foul
  • gross
  • rough
  • awkward
  • backward
  • cloddish
  • dirty
  • earthy
  • filthy
  • grody
  • ignorant
  • ill-bred
  • indelicate
  • inelegant
  • insensible
  • loud
  • loud-mouthed
  • loutish
  • lowbred
  • oafish
  • raunchy
  • smutty
  • tacky
  • tactless
  • uncouth
  • unenlightened
  • ungainly
  • unskillful
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Antonyms for crude

  • clean
  • decent
  • delicate
  • kind
  • moral
  • nice
  • polite
  • pure
  • refined
  • smooth
  • sophisticated
  • formal
  • gentle
  • planned
  • polished
  • stilted
  • tasteful
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CRUDE

To the adventurer from New York they seem always new and crude.

It was Burke who offered a diversion, a crude interruption after his own fashion.

Scarification, with other crude penances, has now been superseded by benefaction.

They spoke English, and, after a fashion, reasoned in a crude sort of way.

It had required Sam's reference to gas and crude oil to close the circuit.

Is this patent of yours on a process of making gas from crude oil?

Now, these feelings are not crude; they are not even simple.

When the boys had ceased their crude guffaws the master asked, "Why did you laugh?"

They live in the crude, primordial fashion of their forefathers.

"You will find us crude, Ruggles, as I warned you," my host observed.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CRUDE

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