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Synonyms for crudekrud

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. petroleum, crude oil, crude, rock oil, fossil oil, oil(adj)

    a dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons

    petroleum, rock oil, crude oil, oil color, oil, vegetable oil, fossil oil, crude, oil colour

    skilled, late, conditional, decent, later(a), analyzed

  2. crude, rough(adj)

    not carefully or expertly made

    "managed to make a crude splint"; "a crude cabin of logs with bark still on them"; "rough carpentry"

    bumpy, rough, raspy, primitive, pugnacious, unrefined, rude, crude(a), gravelly, rocky, vulgar, jolting, jolty, gross, boisterous, fierce, raw, harsh, stark(a), unsmooth, scratchy, earthy, crude, unprocessed, blunt, grating, approximate, jumpy, approximative, uncut, rasping

    analyzed, later(a), conditional, skilled, decent, late

  3. crude, earthy, gross, vulgar(adj)

    conspicuously and tastelessly indecent

    "coarse language"; "a crude joke"; "crude behavior"; "an earthy sense of humor"; "a revoltingly gross expletive"; "a vulgar gesture"; "full of language so vulgar it should have been edited"

    rough, plebeian, gross, rank, coarse, perfect(a), consummate(a), unadulterated, raw, primitive, common, flagrant, arrant(a), porcine, crying(a), unwashed, staring(a), sodding(a), megascopic, unrefined, rough-cut, glaring, crude(a), rude, crude, complete(a), gross(a), egregious, double-dyed(a), stark(a), vernacular, pure(a), unprocessed, uncouth, blunt, everlasting(a), down-to-earth, earthy, thoroughgoing(a), vulgar, utter(a)

    late, conditional, analyzed, skilled, decent, later(a)

  4. unrefined, unprocessed, crude(adj)

    not refined or processed

    "unrefined ore"; "crude oil"

    blunt, crude, vulgar, raw, earthy, stark(a), primitive, rude, crude(a), rough, unprocessed, unrefined, gross

    conditional, late, skilled, later(a), analyzed, decent

  5. crude, primitive, rude(adj)

    belonging to an early stage of technical development; characterized by simplicity and (often) crudeness

    "the crude weapons and rude agricultural implements of early man"; "primitive movies of the 1890s"; "primitive living conditions in the Appalachian mountains"

    bad-mannered, ill-bred, rough, yokelish, primitive, unrefined, rude, crude(a), underbred, rude(a), vulgar, bounderish, archaic, gross, raw, lowbred, naive, stark(a), earthy, crude, unprocessed, blunt, ill-mannered, unmannered, raw(a), unmannerly, natural, uncivil

    conditional, late, later(a), analyzed, skilled, decent

  6. blunt, crude(a), stark(a)(adj)

    devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment

    "the blunt truth"; "the crude facts"; "facing the stark reality of the deadline"

    analyzed, later(a), skilled, late, decent, conditional

  7. crude, raw(adj)

    not processed or subjected to analysis

    "raw data"; "the raw cost of production"; "only the crude vital statistics"

    rough, naked as a jaybird, primitive, in the buff, unrefined, sensitive, rude, crude(a), naked, new, vulgar, bare-assed, rude(a), gross, peeled, bare-ass, raw, in the altogether, stark(a), cutting, tender, stark naked, earthy, crude, unprocessed, natural, raw(a), sore, in the raw, bleak, blunt, unsanded

    decent, late, later(a), conditional, analyzed, skilled


  1. crude(noun)

    rudimentary, undisguised, immature, earthy, unrefined, unadorned, vulgar, stark, coarse, rude, raw, gross, unripe, uncultivated, rough, blunt, plain, obvious, primitive, unprocessed

  2. crude(noun)

    Being in a natural state.

    raw, unripe, rudimentary, uncultivated, immature, unprocessed, primitive, unadorned, blunt, coarse, gross, unrefined, rude, obvious, vulgar, stark, plain, earthy, undisguised, rough

    processed, refined

  3. crude(adjective)

    Characterized by simplicity, especially something not carefully or expertly made.

    undisguised, gross, raw, obvious, unrefined, rough, earthy, unripe, vulgar, stark, blunt, primitive, coarse, plain, rudimentary, unadorned, unprocessed, uncultivated, immature, rude

  4. crude(adjective)

    Lacking concealing elements.

    unprocessed, blunt, primitive, unadorned, rude, raw, vulgar, obvious, rough, unrefined, rudimentary, earthy, undisguised, uncultivated, stark, plain, gross, unripe, immature, coarse

  5. crude(adjective)

    Lacking tact or taste.

    unrefined, rough, stark, immature, raw, coarse, uncultivated, undisguised, rude, unadorned, vulgar, unripe, rudimentary, unprocessed, primitive, blunt, obvious, gross, earthy, plain

  6. crude(adjective)

    Being in an unanalyzed form.

    unripe, coarse, gross, raw, unprocessed, rudimentary, immature, obvious, unrefined, blunt, rough, unadorned, uncultivated, undisguised, earthy, rude, primitive, vulgar, plain, stark

  7. crude(adjective)

    Immature or unripe.

    raw, uncultivated, plain, immature, earthy, rough, unprocessed, coarse, obvious, vulgar, blunt, unrefined, unadorned, gross, rude, unripe, rudimentary, undisguised, primitive, stark

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. crude(a.)

    raw, uncooked, undressed, in a raw state

  2. crude(a.)

    immature, unripe, harsh

  3. crude(a.)

    coarse, unrefined

  4. crude(a.)

    unpremeditated, indigested

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

raw, gross, rough, oil, rudimentary, ore, coarse, unbleached, brute, rude, vulgar

Translations for crude

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • прост, суров, необработен, незрял, груб, неузрялBulgarian
  • groller, cruCatalan, Valencian
  • nedozrálý, jasný, zřejmý, evidentní, nezralý, neomalený, syrový, prostý, surovýCzech
  • grob, unfertig, rohGerman
  • ακατέργαστος, άξεστος, αργός, αδρός, χονδροειδής, ανεπεξέργαστοςGreek
  • krudaEsperanto
  • خامPersian
  • yksinkertainen, karkeaFinnish
  • cru, vulgaireFrench
  • גולמי, גולמיתHebrew
  • nyers, faragatlan, éretlen, kezdetleges, durva, finomítatlanHungarian
  • semplice, volgare, ovvio, acerbo, grezzo, crudo, raffazzonato, rustico, greggioItalian
  • rudimentair, ongeraffineerd, ruw, primitief, onafgewerkt, onbewerkt, naakt, vulgair, grof, smakeloosDutch
  • surowy, nieoczyszczony, prymitywnyPolish
  • cruPortuguese
  • необработанный, грубый, сыройRussian
  • obearbetad, plump, oförblommerad, enkel, rå, oborstad, grov, ohöljd, råämneSwedish
  • ముడి, నాటు, ముతకTelugu

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