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rude
British English: /ruːd/
American English: /rud/

Translation of rude in French:

adjective

  • 1 (impolite)
    (comment, question, reply)
    impoli
    (person)
    mal élevé
    to be rude to somebody
    être impoli envers quelqu'un
    it is rude to do
    il est impoli or c'est mal élevé de faire
    it was very rude of him to do
    c'était très impoli de sa part de faire
    I don't mean to be rude but I have to go
    je ne veux pas vous vexer mais je dois partir
  • 2 (indecent)
    (joke, gesture)
    grossier/-ière
    [euphemistic] ou
    [humorous] (book, film, scene)
    osé
    a rude word
    un gros mot
  • 3 (abrupt)
    (shock, reminder)
    brutal
  • 4 [literary] (simple)
    (tool, dwelling)
    rudimentaire
    (lifestyle, peasant)
    rude [literary]

Idioms

to be in rude health

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