Definition of crass
- crass concerns of daily life
- crass flattery
- crass propaganda
- crass commercialism
- crass measures of success
A few people seemed shocked by her crass comments.
a loudmouthed jerk given to rude jokes and crass comments
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First Known Use: circa 1625See Words from the same year
coarse, common, crude, gross, ill-bred, insensible, low, lowbred, lowbrow, raffish, rough, rough-hewn, roughneck, rude, rugged, tasteless, uncouth, uncultivated, uncultured, unpolished, unrefined, vulgar;
: having or showing no understanding of what is proper or acceptable : rude and insensitive
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to lower or disgrace the reputation of
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