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crud

See also: CRUD

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Said to be a metathesis variant of Middle English curd, which would be an unconscious return to the original form.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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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TranslationsEdit

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InterjectionEdit

crud

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

AnagramsEdit


AromanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin crūdus.

AdjectiveEdit

crud

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

Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

AdjectiveEdit

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

  1. raw; uncooked
    poysson crud
    raw fish

DescendantsEdit


RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin crūdus.

AdjectiveEdit

crud 4 nom/acc forms

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

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

AntonymsEdit

  • (raw, uncooked): copt

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