A crude shelter.
A crude, mannerless oaf; a crude remark.
An example of something that would be described as crude is your first, rough attempt to build something that didn't turn out very well.
An example of something that would be described as crude is burping on purpose in public and not saying "excuse me."
A crude truth.
A crude remark.
Had only a crude notion of how a computer works.
A quick, crude sketch.
Must face the crude truth.
Other Word Forms
Origin of crude
- Middle English from Latin crūdus kreuə- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition