rude awakening

Definition of rude awakening

  1. :  surprising and unpleasant discovery that one is mistaken He thinks he can get by without doing any work, but he is in for a rude awakening.

Word by Word Definitions

rudeplay
  1. :  being in a rough or unfinished state :  crude

    :  natural, raw

    :  primitive, undeveloped

awakenplay awakening
  1. :  awake


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