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rude

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adjective, rud·er, rud·est.

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Origin of rude

1300–50; Middle English rude, ruide (< Old French) < Latin rudis
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1, 3. See boorish. 6. See raw.
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rude

/ (ruːd) /

adjective

Derived Formsrudely, adverbrudeness or informal rudery, noun

Word Origin for rude

C14: via Old French from Latin rudis coarse, unformed
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