Definition of CRUDE

noun : CRUDE

Source: WordNet 3.1

Adjective : CRUDE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) not carefully or expertly made; "managed to make a crude splint"; "a crude cabin of logs with bark still on them"; "rough carpentry" ;

  • 2. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 4. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 5. (

    ) devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment; "the blunt truth"; "the crude facts"; "facing the stark reality of the deadline" ;

  • 6. (

    ) not processed or subjected to analysis; "raw data"; "the raw cost of production"; "only the crude vital statistics" ;

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