adjective, crass·er, crass·est.
- crassulacean acid metabolism,
Origin of crass
Examples from the Web for crassest
I said I'd risk appearing the crassest, contradictoriest wretch that ever drew breath.The Return|Walter de la Mare
For four hundred years Israel had dwelt in Egypt, surrounded by the crassest idolatry.The Pursuit of God|A. W. Tozer
Common-sense truthfulnessTell us, at Christmas, youth's crassest of crass ages.
Therefore "the recognition of any special laws is a sign of the crassest ignorance."Anarchism|Paul Eltzbacher
Word Origin for crass
1540s, from Middle French crasse (16c.), from Latin crassus "solid, thick, fat; dense." The literal sense always has been rare in English; meaning "grossly stupid" is recorded from 1650s, from French. Related: Crassly; crassness.