[ kruhd-ee ]
/ ˈkrʌd i /
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.
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Example sentences from the Web for cruddy
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
British Dictionary definitions for cruddy
/ (ˈkrʌdɪ) /
adjective cruddier or cruddiest slang
dirty or unpleasant
of poor quality; contemptible
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