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Webster 1913 Edition


Crud

Crud

(kr?d)
,
Noun.
See
Curd
.
[Obs.]

Webster 1828 Edition


Crud

CRUD

,
Noun.
Curd. [See Crud, the usual orthography.]

Definition 2022


crud

crud

See also: crude and CRUD

English

Noun

crud (plural cruds)

  1. Dirt, filth or refuse.
  2. (figuratively, by extension) Something of poor quality.
  3. Mixed impurities, especially corrosion products in nuclear reactor fuel.
  4. A heavy wet snow on which it is difficult to ski.
  5. (euphemistic) Feces; excrement.
  6. A contemptible person.
  7. (slang, US, military and students) venereal disease, or (later) any disease.
  8. A fast-paced game, loosely based on billiards or pool, with many players participating at the same time.

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Translations

Interjection

crud

  1. Non-vulgar interjection expressing annoyance, anxiety, etc.; sugar, damn.

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Aromanian

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Latin crūdus.

Adjective

crud m (feminine crudã, masculine plural crudz, feminine plural crudi/crude)

  1. raw, uncooked
  2. crude, brutal, cruel

Synonyms

  • (raw, uncooked): nicoptu

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Middle French

Etymology

Old French creu, with the d added back to reflect the Latin crūdus.

Adjective

crud m (feminine singular crude, masculine plural cruds, feminine plural crudes)

  1. raw; uncooked
    poysson crud
    raw fish

Descendants


Romanian

Etymology

From Latin crūdus.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /krud/

Adjective

crud m, n (feminine singular crudă, masculine plural cruzi, feminine and neuter plural crude)

  1. raw, uncooked
  2. (of fruits) unripe
  3. brutal, cruel, barbarous

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