Synonyms for (adjective) rude

Synonyms: rude, unmannered, unmannerly, bad-mannered, ill-mannered

Definition: socially incorrect in behavior

Usage: resentment flared at such an unmannered intrusion

Similar words: impolite

Definition: not polite


Synonyms: primitive, rude, crude

Definition: belonging to an early stage of technical development; characterized by simplicity and (often) crudeness

Usage: the crude weapons and rude agricultural implements of early man; primitive movies of the 1890s; primitive living conditions in the Appalachian mountains

Similar words: early

Definition: being or occurring at an early stage of development

Usage: in an early stage; early forms of life; early man; an early computer


Synonyms: rude, yokelish, lowbred, bounderish, underbred, ill-bred

Definition: (of persons) lacking in refinement or grace

Similar words: unrefined

Definition: (used of persons and their behavior) not refined; uncouth

Usage: how can a refined girl be drawn to such an unrefined man?


Synonyms: rude, raw, natural

Definition: (used especially of commodities) being unprocessed or manufactured using only simple or minimal processes

Usage: natural yogurt; natural produce; raw wool; raw sugar; bales of rude cotton

Similar words: unprocessed

Definition: not altered from an original or natural state

Usage: unprocessed commodities