Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Not mature; raw; unripe; superficial; unfinished.

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Usage examples "crude":

  1. Good society had confined its dancing to those forms of contact in which only the hands touched each other, leaving to the peasants the crude, rustic forms, and now suddenly every mother has to see her daughter clasped about the waist by any strange man. - "Psychology and Social Sanity", Hugo M√ľnsterberg.
  2. Because soft- hearted fools like me permit crude little girls like you to speak a line without any excuse for so doing. - "The Cricket", Marjorie Cooke.
  3. But if he is sensible he knows that his immediate judgment will be crude. - "On Something", H. Belloc.