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crude

crude

 
pronunciation:
krud
part of speech: adjective
inflections: cruder, crudest
definition 1: natural; raw.
The pile of crude fiber will be made into yarn.
synonyms:
raw
antonyms:
refined
similar words:
coarse, natural, rude
definition 2: not having skill, intelligence, or knowledge of how to act appropriately.
They made crude attempts to be funny.His manners were so crude that we were embarrassed to be with him sometimes.
synonyms:
coarse
antonyms:
delicate, sophisticated
similar words:
awkward, clumsy, cross, deficient, rude, rustic, tasteless, vulgar
definition 3: done in a rough way.
She quickly drew a crude map of the area.
similar words:
approximate, imperfect, primitive, sketchy
derivations: crudely (adv.), crudeness (n.)