rude

rude
ru:d
adjective
1) (not polite; showing bad manners: rude behaviour.) uhøflig, uforskammet
2) (vulgar; indecent: rude pictures.) grov, simpel, uanstendig
- rudeness
grov
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adj. \/ruːd\/
1) uhøflig, frekk, uforskammet, ubehøvlet
he made a few rude remarks when the teacher was late
han kom med noen frekke bemerkninger da læreren kom for sent
2) grov, stygg, uanstendig, obskøn, usedelig, rå
she read the rude words on the wall aloud to her mother
hun leste de grove glosene på veggen høyt for moren
3) ukultivert, udannet, grov, simpel
4) voldsom, hard, kraftig, brå
Jim had a rude reminder when his son nearly drowned
Jim fikk seg en kraftig vekker da sønnen hans nesten druknet
5) ru, grov
the welder had large, rude palms
sveiseren hadde store, ru håndflater
6) primitiv, usivilisert, rå, barbarisk
that was typical of our rude forefathers
det var typisk for våre usiviliserte forfedre
7) grov, enkel, uutviklet, primitiv
she paints in a rather rude style
hun maler i en ganske primitiv stil
8) sterk, robust, kraftig
9) rå, uforedlet, urenset, ubearbeidet, uferdig, grov
they were selling rude cotton in bulk
de solgte urenset bomull i store partier
the real estate agent gave her a few rude estimates
eiendomsmegleren kom med et grovt kostnadsoverslag
10) skingrende, falsk, skjærende, disharmonisk
he could hear the rude tones of a Christmas carol
han kunne høre de falske tonene fra en julesang
11) vill, ulendt, uberørt
they sat down, enjoying the rude scenery
de satte seg ned og nøt synet av den uberørte naturen
be rude to være uhøflig mot, være uforskammet mot
have a rude awakening få seg en ubehagelig overraskelse, få seg et sjokk, få seg en kraftig vekker
they had a rude awakening when they realized who their boss really was
de fikk seg et sjokk da de oppdaget hvem sjefen deres egentlig var
in rude health i uforskammet god form, uforskammet sprek, i toppform

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