crud

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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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Translations[edit]

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Interjection[edit]

crud

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

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Aromanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin crūdus.

Adjective[edit]

crud

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

Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Adjective[edit]

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

  1. raw; uncooked
    poysson crud
    raw fish

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin crūdus.

Adjective[edit]

crud 4 nom/acc forms

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

Declension[edit]

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Antonyms[edit]

  • (raw, uncooked): copt

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