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crud

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noun \ ˈkrəd \

Definition of crud

1 dialect :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

cruddy

play \ˈkrə-dē\ adjective

Examples of crud in a Sentence

  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.

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Origin and Etymology of crud

Middle English curd, crudd


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crud

verb

Definition of crud

crudded; crudding
dialect

First Known Use of crud

14th century



CRUD Defined for English Language Learners

crud

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noun

Definition of crud for English Language Learners

  • : a dirty or greasy substance

  • : something unpleasant or worthless


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