crud


1crud

noun \ˈkrəd\

: a dirty or greasy substance

: something unpleasant or worthless

Full Definition of CRUD

1
dial :  curd
2
a :  a deposit or incrustation of filth, grease, or refuse
b :  something disgusting :  rubbish
c slang :  a contemptible person
3
:  a usually ill-defined or imperfectly identified bodily disorder
crud·dy \ˈkrə-dē\ adjective

Examples of CRUD

  1. I spent an hour scrubbing the crud off the old stove.
  2. He complains that there's too much crud on TV these days.

Origin of CRUD

Middle English curd, crudd
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with CRUD

2crud

verb
crud·dedcrud·ding

Definition of CRUD

dial
:  2curd

First Known Use of CRUD

14th century

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