Pronunciation: krųd
a.1.In its natural state; not cooked or prepared by fire or heat; undressed; not altered, refined, or prepared for use by any artificial process; raw; as, crude flesh.
2.Unripe; not mature or perfect; immature.
I come to pluck your berries harsh and crude.
- Milton.
3.Not reduced to order or form; unfinished; not arranged or prepared; ill-considered; immature.
4.Undigested; unconcocted; not brought into a form to give nourishment.
5.Having, or displaying, superficial and undigested knowledge; without culture or profundity; as, a crude reasoner.
6.(Paint.) Harsh and offensive, as a color; tawdry or in bad taste, as a combination of colors, or any design or work of art.
Noun1.Crudecrude - a dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons
Adj.1.crude - not carefully or expertly made; "managed to make a crude splint"; "a crude cabin of logs with bark still on them"; "rough carpentry"
Synonyms: rough
2.crude - conspicuously and tastelessly indecent; "coarse language"; "a crude joke"; "crude behavior"; "an earthy sense of humor"; "a revoltingly gross expletive"; "a vulgar gesture"; "full of language so vulgar it should have been edited"
Synonyms: earthy, coarse, vulgar, gross
3.crude - not refined or processed; "unrefined ore"; "crude oil"
4.crude - belonging to an early stage of technical development; characterized by simplicity and (often) crudeness; "the crude weapons and rude agricultural implements of early man"; "primitive movies of the 1890s"; "primitive living conditions in the Appalachian mountains"
Synonyms: primitive, rude
5.crude - devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment; "the blunt truth"; "the crude facts"; "facing the stark reality of the deadline"
Synonyms: stark, blunt
6.crude - not processed or subjected to analysis; "raw data"; "the raw cost of production"; "only the crude vital statistics"
Synonyms: raw
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