Definition of crudity
1 : the quality or state of being crude
2 : something that is crude
Examples of crudity in a Sentence
the crudity of the drawing
The movie's crudities were supposed to be funny, but they didn't make me laugh.
Recent Examples of crudity from the Web
Nixon’s fortunes declined markedly when people heard it all in real time — all those four-letter words, his disrespect for institutions, his crudity.
His grandiosity, his resentments, and, at moments, his crudity were all on full display, but not in a way that is likely to alienate his supporters.
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First Known Use of crudity
CRUDITY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of crudity for English Language Learners
: the quality or state of being crude
: something that is crude
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