adjective, crass·er, crass·est.
Origin of crass
Examples from the Web for crassly
At first—it was the early stages of reporting—I was amused at having been so crassly underestimated.I Tried to Warn You About Sleazy Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in 2003|Vicky Ward|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Now there is the Snowden—to put it crassly—who is bought and paid for entirely by the Russians.
He is not crassly referred to as a cheater, a scoundrel or a liar.Petraeus Affair Stereotypes: The General, The Flirt And The Harlot|Robin Givhan|November 15, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Few things ruin a novel faster than an author who crassly puts children in jeopardy just to earn a thrill.
Here was a government so crassly wicked and purposely blind as to profess neutrality and yet refuse to fight our battles!Recollections|David Christie Murray
Even scientific men are sometimes as crassly incredulous as the uncultured masses.Mythical Monsters|Charles Gould
It was strange that hitherto he should have been so crassly blind.Lochinvar|S. R. Crockett
They were not so crassly or grossly materialistic as the present age undoubtedly is.Winning His "W"|Everett Titsworth Tomlinson
He says she is too crassly material to appreciate his knowledge of chemistry.I Walked in Arden|Jack Crawford
British Dictionary definitions for crassly
Word Origin for crass
Word Origin and History for crassly
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.