Definición de rude en inglés:


Saltos de línea: rude
Pronunciación: /ruːd


  • 3 [attributive] Having a startling abruptness: the war came as a very rude awakening
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    • But the dream, like all others, became harsh reality with a rude awakening.
    • For many it will be a rude awakening and emphasise the need for a radical rethink before soccer's loss is another gain for a different form of sport, or worse still the sedentary armchair variety.
    • It has been a singularly rude awakening for France and the country has embarked on a deep, soul-searching, introspection on how things could have gone so horribly wrong.
    abrupt, sudden, sharp, startling; unpleasant, disagreeable, nasty, harsh
  • 4 [attributive] chiefly British Vigorous or hearty: Isabel had always been in rude health
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    • It wasn't long before I caught a salmon - a fat fresh hen fish of about seven kilos, in such rude health that it took me the best part of half an hour to get it to the bank.
    • A work that details every expression of lack of vigour in the different organs, limbs and brain of the body politic, therefore, paradoxically leaves a general impression of rude health.
    • The horse has bounced back to rude health lately, winning at Ayr and Pontefract in the style of a rejuvenated character.



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  • A christening was rudely interrupted when some unwelcome guests turned up at the car park of a Hampshire church.
  • Angry and embarrassed that we had been asked so rudely to move to the other side of our beach we decided to leave Anse Cochon.
  • Most of the autorickshaw drivers are doing their duty with utmost care, but some of them behave rudely.


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  • The girls have a directness that borders on rudery.
  • York loves rudery and ruddy humour, shows best enjoyed by stags and hens on a night's curry and booze.
  • She told them in no uncertain terms that she'd never seen such downright ignorance and rudery.


Middle English (in sense 5, also 'uncultured'): from Old French, from Latin rudis 'unwrought' (referring to handicraft), figuratively 'uncultivated'; related to rudus 'broken stone'.

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