Rude synonyms and antonyms
Category: Part of speech:
Awkward or clumsy; ungraceful.
Not carefully or skillfully made; rough:
Not cultured or cultivated:
Having or showing ill will; unfriendly; antagonistic
The definition of crass is something that is crude, insensitive and unrefined.
A rude remark or behaviour. Containing insult, or having the intention of insulting.
Using, containing, or marked by harshly critical or irate language.
The definition of abusive is something that is improperly used or someone that causes harm.
Disrespect is defined as rudeness or a lack of courtesy.
(Med.) Damage or injury to tissues or organs of the body
Marked by or arising from a feeling or assumption of one's superiority toward others:
The definition of offensive is something likely to invoke feelings of hurt, anger, disgust, disapproval or revulsion, or is something associated with an aggressive attack.
Having or showing limited knowledge, experience, or culture, esp. in some particular field
Not polite; discourteous.
Lacking knowledge ( in a particular area or matter)
Of, relating to, or characteristic of barbarians.
Brutishly coarse, as in behavior; crude:
Slow to perceive, understand, or feel; dull or insensitive:
Characteristic of barbarians; primitive or lacking in civilization
Not acting in an orderly way, as the functions of the body or mind.
Lacking propriety or decorum.
Without grace; clumsy or inelegant
Exhibiting no courtesy; rude.
Lacking or exhibiting a lack of tact; bluntly inconsiderate or indiscreet.
Likely to snap or bite, as a dog.
Lacking social grace or graciousness; rude.
Disposed or eager to fight or engage in hostile opposition; belligerent.
Hard to read or make out because cramped or irregular
Not in accordance with the truth, fact, or rule; wrong; incorrect Used to describe people who display a marked lack of manners as defined by a given culture.
Tending to tell others what to do in an presumptuous manner.
Extreme in strength or degree:
Not restrained by a sense of shame or propriety; rudely bold; brazen
Disdainful or contemptuous; full of or characterized by pride or scorn; haughty
Using or characterized by severe, sharp, or harshly critical language
(Now Rare) Arrogantly contemptuous; overbearing
Filled with or showing scorn or contempt
Having the nature of, involving, or doing great injury or wrong
Arrogantly domineering or overbearing.
Having or being a taste that is sharp, acrid, and unpleasant.
Made up of small scraps or snips; fragmentary
(Informal) Haughty; snobbish
Characterized by violent emotions, passions, speech, or actions:
The definition of polite is someone or something that exhibits consideration for others and socially acceptable behavior.
Polite and gracious; considerate toward others; well-mannered
Having or showing good manners; well-behaved; polite; courteous
(Botany) Terminating suddenly rather than gradually; truncate:
Poorly made or done; crude.
Brief, esp. to the point of rudeness; terse or brusque
Not in harmony; dissonant; clashing
Rough, crude, or forbidding in appearance
Having or showing bad manners; rude; impolite
Lacking mercy or leniency; harsh
Slightly at odds with established standards of propriety; somewhat improper, offensive, or coarse:
Lacking or exhibiting a lack of reverence; disrespectful.
(Obs.) Unlearned; ignorant
Not appropriate, attractive, or flattering:
Not brought to an end; incomplete:
Not skilled or versed in a specified discipline.
Lacking good manners; rude.
Having a harsh, unpleasant sound; discordant. Not elegant or well-planned, lacking tact or subtlety
(Masonry) Having a rough surface or irregular, deeply sunk, deliberately conspicuous joints; rusticated Lacking in seamanship; of or suitable to a landlubber who is new to being at sea and unfamiliar with the ways of a sailor.
Rugged is defined as durable or sturdy, or a rough terrain or landscape. (man) Tall and heavily built. Characteristic of, or resembling an oaf; stupid
The definition of rowdy is noisy and disorderly.
rowdyish Resembling a rowdy in temper or conduct; characteristic of a rowdy.
Of or characteristic of a brute.
The definition of stupid is a person with less than normal intelligence or a boring situation.
Acquired without being taught; natural
The definition of gawky is awkward or clumsy.
Morally offensive; obscene
The definition of ribald is something that references sexual matters in a bawdy or humorous way.
Having no special designation, status, or rank:
Conspicuously unconventional; bizarre.
Marked by keenness and accuracy of perception:
Feeling or expressing disdain; scornful and aloof
Showing much wear; ragged; threadbare
Plain and direct, although distressing in effect
(Informal) Saucy; impudent; insolent
Meddling or inclined to meddle; interfering
Exposed to the wind and sea; unsheltered.
Harsh and inharmonious in sound; discordant.
The definition of sour is something with an acidic taste, or someone who is resentful or angry.
Offensively bold; pushing, presumptuous, impudent, etc.
Recently finished; fresh:
Not concealed or disguised; obvious:
Not pertinent or suitable
The definition of naughty is someone or something badly behaved, wicked or not in keeping with moral and social standards.
Marked by defiance; boldly resisting.
( comparative more swaggering, superlative most swaggering)
Having no physical feeling or sensation; insentient.
Not to one's taste; unpleasant; offensive
Arrogant in asserting or attempting to assert one's will over others; overbearing.
Acting in a dictatorial manner; arrogant; domineering
The definition of hard is firm to the touch or difficult to do or done with great force.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of a master or teacher; authoritative:
(Obs.) Ready to serve; obliging
The definition of intrusive is someone or something that invades personal space, that becomes too involved or that comes too close without being invited.
(Informal) Flippant; saucy; impertinent
Haughty or presumptuous, especially for one's rank or social standing:
Characterized by violence or crime:
Educated, polished, and refined; cultivated.
The definition of suave is someone smooth, confident and charming, usually describing a man.
The definition of brusque is being abrupt in speech or how you act with someone.
The definition of callow is someone or something immature.
Difficult to work with, such as soil; intractable.
The definition of coarse is something that has large particles, poor quality, a rough texture or something that is in bad taste.
Hearty or uninhibited; natural:
Fairly strong and often cool; brisk:
Made of a homespun fabric:
Suitable as a temporary or expedient substitute:
The definition of obscene is offensive, indecent or disgusting.
Having developed early in the evolutionary history of a group: Characterized by shameful or inordinate sexual arousal or extraordinary sexual urges. See also obscene. Hence: Exciting to the mental taste by a strong or distinctive character of thought or language; peculiar and piquant; fresh and lively. Relating to scatology, the usage of obscenities.
Tending to suggest; evocative:
Free of superfluous words; concise in a polished, smooth way; succinct
Not ceremonious; informal:
Unpleasant or offensive, esp. so as to seem immoral
Savage violence or cruelty:
Rudeness or contempt arising from arrogance; insolence.
(Rare) Anything serving as a filler
Impudent speech or behavior
A lack of courtesy or politeness; rudeness
Abusive, vulgar, or irreverent language.
Strictly and completely in accord with fact; not deviating from truth or reality:
Suitable for or appealing to the tastes of sophisticates:
Full of or characterized by respect; showing deference or dutiful regard
1822, T. Creevey, Reminiscences, 28 Jul:
Occurring or developing slowly or by small increments:
Not thoroughbred; underbred. Used of animals. Hostile to or lacking in appreciation for art or culture, or having no understanding of them That exists and evolved within the confines of an ecosystem.
Bitter and caustic in temper, manner, or speech
Untidy, as in dress or appearance.
The definition of homely is looking plain or unattractive.
The definition of inappropriate is someone or something that is not within the bounds of what is considered appropriate or socially acceptable.
The definition of short is something that is not long, that measures a minimal distance from one end to the other, or that does not last for a long time. Unbearded (not having a beard or other facial hair) Using power or authority without proper consideration for the feelings or rights of others.
Causing great discomfort, damage, or distress:
Very similar; closely resembling:
Able to be depended on for the discharge of obligations incurred; of unimpaired credit.
Characterized by unpleasant discordance of sound
Difficult to effect; uncomfortable:
Bold is defined as free in behavior, or prominent.
High-spirited, lively, or cheerful:
Extremely powerful or destructive: Not done in an artistic style.
Not harmonic; discordant.
Not harmonious; discordant, in conflict, etc. Not musical: lacking in musical ability.
Characterized by unpleasant discordance of sound
Poorly brought up; ill-bred.
Sufficiently observing or befitting accepted social usages; polite:
The definition of green is having the color between blue and yellow on the color spectrum or being good for the environment.
The definition of loud is having a high volume or intensity.
Of, tasting of, or containing salt
Of, relating to, or done in preparation for the future:
Manifesting or feeling contempt; scornful. Synonym Study
implies a disregarding of even the most elementary of good manners her uncivil treatment of the waiter
suggests a lack of dignified consideration for others a discourteous reply
implies merely a failure to observe the forms of polite society it would be impolite to leave so early
now connotes insensitivity and is applied to one who is rude or ill-mannered in a coarse, loud, or overbearing way
suggests ignorance of the amenities of social behavior rather than deliberate rudeness a well-meaning but ill-mannered fellow
, in this comparison, implies a deliberate lack of consideration for others' feelings and connotes, especially, insolence, impudence, etc. it was rude of you to ignore your uncle
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