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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In an impolite manner.

Usage examples (34)
  • Adjective, : a rude reply. ,rude, illiterate peasants. ,rude hands. ,a rude cottage. ,a rude first stage of development. ,rude...
  • Tom Brixton's cap -- with his name rudely written on the lining.
  • "With speed," writes an eye-witness, "he comes to the House: he calls rudely at the door," and,
  • Once, when he was delivering himself of an unctuous remark to Jerry, Faith broke in rudely with a flat contradiction. for more
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