crudity

noun cru·di·ty \ ˈkrü-də-tē \
|Updated on: 23 Jun 2018

Definition of crudity

plural crudities
1 : the quality or state of being crude
2 : something that is crude

Examples of crudity in a Sentence

  1. the crudity of the drawing

  2. The movie's crudities were supposed to be funny, but they didn't make me laugh.

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First Known Use of crudity

1547

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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CRUDITY Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of crudity for English Language Learners

  • : the quality or state of being crude

  • : something that is crude



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