Definition of rude :
1. Barbarous; fierce; bloody; impetuous; - said of war, conflict, and the like; as, the rude shock of armies.
2. Characterized by roughness; umpolished; raw; lacking delicacy or refinement; coarse.
3. Not finished or complete; inelegant; lacking chasteness or elegance; not in good taste; unsatisfactory in mode of treatment; - said of literature, language, style, and the like.
4. Of untaught manners; unpolished; of low rank; uncivil; clownish; ignorant; raw; unskillful; - said of persons, or of conduct, skill, and the like.
5. Unformed by taste or skill; not nicely finished; not smoothed or polished; - said especially of material things; as, rude workmanship.
6. Violent; tumultuous; boisterous; inclement; harsh; severe; - said of the weather, of storms, and the like; as, the rude winter.
stormy, lowbred, bounderish, insulting, everyday, barbarian, dictatorial, unkind, magisterial, cacophonous, rustic, primitive, rowdy, harsh, nervy, antic, snooty, approximate, snotty, headlong, indecent, suddenly, flippant, loud, pert, unabashed, ungraceful, acrimonious, naughty, hayseed, unmannered, sullen, violent, uppity, early, unenlightened, bad-tempered, disorderly, improper, unmannerly, inappropriate, unfeeling, lumpish, routine, ordinary, scornful, vituperative, ill-tempered, indecorous, short, churlish, slovenly, ribald, lumbering, wild, good, fresh, at once, scurrilous, forward, high-handed, dissonant, hostile, curt, unprocessed, polite, mundane, natural, brusque, loutish, green, intrusive, imperious, surly, ungentlemanly, lubberly, commonplace, ill-proportioned, uneducated, fast, officious, sassy, cultured, turbulent, bitter, disharmonious, gruff, insensitive, disagreeable, scoffing, severe, domineering, contumelious, normal, untaught, snippy, homely, inexpert, stark, meddling, on-the-spot, agree, barefaced, snappish, shabby, ungainly, naive, untrained, courtesy, disgraceful, illiterate, abusive, overbearing, ungracious, abrupt, ill-chosen, promptly, unexceptional, unacquainted, assuming, merciless, straight, crabbed, instantly, smart, ignorant, disdainful, culture, unremarkable, hard, unharmonious, nasty, mocking, unmusical, flip, atrocious, abrasive, crusty, nondescript, yokelish, uncalled-for, uncultured, rugged, disparaging, blunt, meddlesome, straight away, standard, unknowing, bad-mannered, inharmonious, impudent, underbred, hulking, gauche, uncultivated, brassy, sharp, inharmonic, truculent, untamed, stupid, right now, sour, urbane, courteous, archaic, discordant, smooth, supercilious
discourteous (part of speech: adjective)
brutal (part of speech: adjective)
inelegant (part of speech: adjective)
insolent (part of speech: adjective)
defiant, insolent, presumptuous, mouthy, sarcastic, contemptuous, callous, impertinent, outspoken, arrogant, sacrilegious, discourteous, impolite, derisive, bold, insubordinate, candid, outrageous, flagrant, cheeky, disrespectful, saucy, brash, audacious, irreverent
vulgar (part of speech: adjective)
earthy, crude, scandalous, philistine, cheap, degraded, low, gaudy, common, depraved, barnyard, salty, gross, unpolished, tactless, sordid, repulsive, inelegant, homespun, animal, offensive, colloquial, sleazy, unbecoming, base, profane, boorish, ignoble, undignified, rough, cockney, raw, rank, crass, glaring, tasteless, coarse, indelicate, ignominious, tawdry, unrefined, barbaric, brazen, shameless, graceless, clumsy, unseemly, in bad taste, ill-bred, chintzy, coarse-grained, revolting, outlandish, brutish, obscene, vulgar, idiomatic, garish, broad
- 12. " A stranger, mother," said the man who had given me so rude a greeting at the door; " and he wants us to let him stay all night." - "McGuffey's Fifth Eclectic Reader", William Holmes McGuffey.
- There is no people, rude or learned, among whom apparitions of the dead are not related and believed. - "Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia", Samuel Johnson.
- What did he say to you, Mrs. Wilders- anything rude?" - "The Thin Red Line; and Blue Blood", Arthur Griffiths.