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Adjective: rude (ruder,rudest)  rood
  1. Socially incorrect in behaviour
    "resentment flared at such a rude intrusion";
    - ill-mannered, bad-mannered, unmannered, unmannerly
  2. (of persons) lacking in refinement or grace
    "I did not know I contradicted anybody in calling your mother rude";
    - ill-bred, bounderish [Brit, archaic], lowbred, underbred, yokelish, clodhopping [informal]
  3. (used especially of commodities) being unprocessed or manufactured using only simple or minimal processes
    "bales of rude cotton";
    - natural, raw
  4. Belonging to an early stage of technical development; characterized by simplicity and (often) crudeness
    "the crude weapons and rude agricultural implements of early man";
    - crude, primitive
  5. Lacking civility or good manners
    "want nothing from you but to get away from your rude tongue";
    - uncivil
  6. [Brit] Good and vigorous
    "in rude health"

Sounds like: rubles, r, rude, roo

Derived forms: ruder, rudest

See also: civility, early, impolite, unprocessed, unrefined

Antonym: civil

Encyclopedia: Rude, Crude, and Unattractive