Part of speech:
Awkward or clumsy; ungraceful.
Not carefully or skillfully made; rough:
Not cultured or cultivated:
Having or showing ill will; unfriendly; antagonistic
Having or showing limited knowledge, experience, or culture, esp. in some particular field
The definition of crass is something that is crude, insensitive and unrefined.
Lacking propriety or decorum.
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
A rude remark or behaviour.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of barbarians.
Indecent or obscene
Brutishly coarse, as in behavior; crude:
Slow to perceive, understand, or feel; dull or insensitive:
Rugged is defined as durable or sturdy, or a rough terrain or landscape.
Characteristic of barbarians; primitive or lacking in civilization
Odd and funny; ludicrous
The definition of rowdy is noisy and disorderly.
Not acting in an orderly way, as the functions of the body or mind.
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.
Without grace; clumsy or inelegant
Hard to read or make out because cramped or irregular
Tending to tell others what to do in an presumptuous manner.
Having a rough or textured appearance; rusticated. Used of masonry.
Not smooth and shiny:
Clumsy or cumbersome.
Lacking knowledge (in a particular area or matter)
Characterized by violent motion; turbulent:
Bitter and caustic in temper, manner, or speech
Not restrained by a sense of shame or propriety; rudely bold; brazen
Plain and direct, although distressing in effect
Extreme in strength or degree:
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.
Untidy, as in dress or appearance.
Not expert; unskilled.
Morally offensive; obscene
The definition of ribald is something that references sexual matters in a bawdy or humorous way.
The definition of homely is looking plain or unattractive.
Having no special designation, status, or rank:
Conspicuously unconventional; bizarre.
Not polite; discourteous.
Exhibiting no courtesy; rude.
Gloomy and threatening
Marked by keenness and accuracy of perception:
Lacking or exhibiting a lack of tact; bluntly inconsiderate or indiscreet.
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.
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.
Feeling or expressing disdain; scornful and aloof
Not in accordance with the truth, fact, or rule; wrong; incorrect
Showing much wear; ragged; threadbare
The definition of loud is having a high volume or intensity.
(Informal) Saucy; impudent; insolent
Very similar; closely resembling:
Exposed to the wind and sea; unsheltered.
Harsh and inharmonious in sound; discordant.
Able to be depended on for the discharge of obligations incurred; of unimpaired credit.
Characterized by unpleasant discordance of sound
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 inappropriate is someone or something that is not within the bounds of what is considered appropriate or socially acceptable.
Causing great discomfort, damage, or distress:
Of, tasting of, or containing salt
The definition of sour is something with an acidic taste, or someone who is resentful or angry.
Offensively bold; pushing, presumptuous, impudent, etc.
Marked by or arising from a feeling or assumption of one's superiority toward others:
Disdainful or contemptuous; full of or characterized by pride or scorn; haughty
Recently finished; fresh:
High-spirited, lively, or cheerful:
Not concealed or disguised; obvious:
Using or characterized by severe, sharp, or harshly critical language
(Now Rare) Arrogantly contemptuous; overbearing
Not pertinent or suitable
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.
The definition of naughty is someone or something badly behaved, wicked or not in keeping with moral and social standards.
Filled with or showing scorn or contempt
Marked by defiance; boldly resisting.
Having the nature of, involving, or doing great injury or wrong
Arrogantly domineering or overbearing.
(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.
Meddling or inclined to meddle; interfering
Having or being a taste that is sharp, acrid, and unpleasant.
Made up of small scraps or snips; fragmentary
(Informal) Flippant; saucy; impertinent
(Informal) Haughty; snobbish
Loud and blaring
Haughty or presumptuous, especially for one's rank or social standing:
Characterized by violent emotions, passions, speech, or actions:
Educated, polished, and refined; cultivated.
The definition of suave is someone smooth, confident and charming, usually describing a man.
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
Characterized by simplicity or crudity; unsophisticated:
(Botany) Terminating suddenly rather than gradually; truncate:
Poorly made or done; crude.
Requiring or exhibiting courage or daring:
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.
Brief, esp. to the point of rudeness; terse or brusque
Not in harmony; dissonant; clashing
Hearty or uninhibited; natural:
Extremely powerful or destructive:
Fairly strong and often cool; brisk:
Rough, crude, or forbidding in appearance
Made of a homespun fabric:
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
Suitable as a temporary or expedient substitute:
The definition of obscene is offensive, indecent or disgusting.
Tending to suggest; evocative:
Free of superfluous words; concise in a polished, smooth way; succinct
Very loud; noisy:
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
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Having a fine texture:
Occurring or developing slowly or by small increments:
Not harmonic; discordant.
Not harmonious; discordant, in conflict, etc.
Characterized by unpleasant discordance of sound
Poorly brought up; ill-bred.
Sufficiently observing or befitting accepted social usages; polite:
Of, relating to, or done in preparation for the future:
Manifesting or feeling contempt; scornful.
- Uncivil implies a disregarding of even the most elementary of good manners her uncivil treatment of the waiter
- Discourteous suggests a lack of dignified consideration for others a discourteous reply
- Impolite implies merely a failure to observe the forms of polite society it would be impolite to leave so early
- Boorish now connotes insensitivity and is applied to one who is rude or ill-mannered in a coarse, loud, or overbearing way
- Ill-mannered suggests ignorance of the amenities of social behavior rather than deliberate rudeness a well-meaning but ill-mannered fellow
- Rude , 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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