adjective, crud·di·er, crud·di·est. Slang.
covered, encrusted, or saturated with dirt, grease, or other objectionable substance; filthy: It gets the cruddiest work clothes clean.
worthless or useless; inferior in quality; lousy: a cruddy, broken-down car.
extremely disagreeable in character; nasty; contemptible; low-down: Keep your cruddy remarks to yourself.
poor, dreadful, atrocious, cheap, unacceptable, sad, lousy, crummy, awful, rough, sleazy, tawdry, bad, dusty, murky, muddy, disheveled, unkempt, grimy, messy
Origin of cruddy
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Fresh sweet milk curd and fresh butter are pressed together as in making Crowdie or Cruddy butter in Scotland.The Complete Book of Cheese
Robert Carlton Brown
adjective cruddier or cruddiest slang
dirty or unpleasant
of poor quality; contemptible
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