US: /ˈɹud/
UK: /ɹˈuːd/

English Vietnamese dictionary

rude /ru:d/
  • tính từ
    • khiếm nhã, bất lịch sự, vô lễ, láo xược; thô lỗ
      • a rude reply: một câu trả lời bất lịch sự
      • to be rude to somebody: thô lỗ đối với ai
    • thô sơ
      • cotton in its rude state: bông chưa chế biến
    • man rợ, không văn minh
      • in a rude state of civilization: trong trạng thái man rợ
    • mạnh mẽ, dữ dội, đột ngột
      • a rude shock: cái va mạnh đột ngột
      • a rude awakening: sự thức tỉnh đột ngột
    • tráng kiện, khoẻ mạnh
      • an old man in rude health: một ông cụ già tráng kiện

Advanced English dictionary

+ adjective (ruder, rudest)
1 ~ (to sb) (about sb/sth)
~ (to do sth) having or showing a lack of respect for other people and their feelings
a rude comment / remark + The man was downright rude to us. + She was very rude about my driving. + Why are you so rude to your mother? + It's rude to speak when you're eating. + There's no need to be rude! + I don't wish to be rude, but I have another appointment in five minutes. + How rude of me not to offer you something to drink!
2 (especially BrE) (AmE usually crude) connected with sex or the body in a way that people find offensive or embarrassing: a rude gesture / suggestion + Someone made a rude noise. + The joke is too rude to repeat.
3 [only before noun] (written) sudden, unpleasant and unexpected: Those expecting good news will get a rude shock. + If the players think they can win this match easily, they are in for a rude awakening.
4 (literary) made in a simple, basic way
rude shacks
rudeness noun [U]: She was critical to the point of rudeness. + I want to apologize for my rudeness the other day.
Idioms: in rude health (old-fashioned, BrE) looking or feeling very healthy

Thesaurus dictionary

1 impolite, discourteous, disrespectful, ungracious, ungallant, unmannerly, ill-mannered, uncivil, bad-mannered, ungentlemanly, unladylike, ill-bred, unrefined, unpolished, uncouth, boorish, churlish, oafish, loutish, coarse, uncivilized, uncultured, unceremonious:
It was rude of him not to get up when she came in, but he doesn't know any better.
2 impertinent, impudent, discourteous, insulting, insolent, offensive, saucy, bold, disrespectful, uncivil, flippant, brusque, curt, gruff, tactless, outrageous, Colloq fresh:
I simply asked the chambermaid to make up my room early and she responded with a rude remark
3 naughty, unrefined, ribald, bawdy, indecent, indelicate, vulgar, obscene, dirty, filthy, lubricious or lubricous, lewd, gross, smutty, taboo, pornographic:
Chris has an extensive collection of rude photographs.
4 crude, rough, clumsy, awkward, unskilful, unskilled, artless, inartistic, imperfect, unpolished, inaccurate, gauche, bumbling, raw, inelegant, makeshift, homespun, primitive, misshapen, ill-formed, unfinished, rough-hewn, simple, basic, bare:
The replica on view in the local museum is only a rude approximation of the original.

Collocation dictionary


appear, be, seem, sound | become | consider sth, think sb/sth
I hope you won't think me rude if I leave early.


downright, extremely, really, terribly, very
He wasn't just impolite?he was downright rude.
| a bit, a little, pretty, quite, rather | deliberately


He's very rude about her cooking.
| to
Don't be so rude to your mother!

Concise English dictionary

+socially incorrect in behavior
+(of persons) lacking in refinement or grace
+lacking civility or good manners
+(used especially of commodities) being unprocessed or manufactured using only simple or minimal processes
+belonging to an early stage of technical development; characterized by simplicity and (often) crudeness