plural -es
: an uncivil turbulent person
a madbrain rudesby full of spleenShakespeare

Word History


rude + -sby (as in the name Crosby)

First Known Use

1566, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rudesby was in 1566

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“Rudesby.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jun. 2024.

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