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adjective rude pronunciation in British English /ruːd/
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adjectiverude
comparativeruder
superlativerudest

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  1. 1
    not polite
    I don’t want to seem rude, but I’d rather be alone.
    it is rude to do something: It’s rude to keep people waiting.
    downright rude (=extremely rude): The way she stared was downright rude.
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    1. a.
      offensive
      a rude word/joke/gesture: He knows a few rude words in Italian.
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  2. 3
    old-fashioned made or designed in a simple way
    a rude wooden bench
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rudely

adverb
I can’t remember what I was saying before I was so rudely interrupted!
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rudeness

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