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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Ill mannered. Also: the natural or raw state.

Usage examples (28)
  • crude oil is shipped to refineries to be made into oil and gasoline.
  • The crude weapons and rude agricultural implements of early man
  • Managed to make a crude splint
  • Citgo refineries also buy crude from the spot market. for more
Tutoring comment
  • She "crewed" (served on a boat) on the boat, even though the others found her to be exceptionally "crude" (vulgar, lacking refinement).
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