See also: CRUD

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English crud, crudde (coagulated milk; curd; any coagulated or thickened substance; dregs), from Old English crūdan (to press). Doublet of curd.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kɹʌd/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ʌd

NounEdit

crud (countable and uncountable, plural cruds)

  1. (uncountable) Dirt, filth or refuse.
  2. (uncountable, figurative, by extension) Something of poor quality.
  3. (countable) A contemptible person.
  4. Mixed impurities, especially wear and corrosion products in nuclear reactor coolant.
  5. (uncountable, skiing, snowboarding) A heavy wet snow on which it is difficult to travel.
  6. (uncountable, euphemistic) Feces; excrement.
    Synonym: crap
  7. (uncountable, slang, US, military and students) Venereal disease, or (by extension) any disease.
  8. (uncountable) 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

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin crūdus.

AdjectiveEdit

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

  1. raw, uncooked
    Synonym: nicoptu
    Antonym: coptu
  2. crude, brutal, cruel

Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

crud

  1. Alternative form of crudde

Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From 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 crudraw fish

DescendantsEdit

  • French: cru

Old IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

crud m

  1. Alternative form of cruth

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
crud chrud crud
pronounced with /ɡ(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin crūdus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

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

  1. raw, uncooked
    Synonym: necopt
    Antonym: copt
  2. (of fruits) unripe
    Synonym: necopt
    Antonym: copt
  3. brutal, cruel, barbarous
    Synonyms: brut, crunt, cumplit

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