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4 letters words from 'rude'

DURE 5RUDE 5
RUED 5URDE 5

3 letters words from 'rude'

DUE 4RED 4
RUD 4RUE 3
URD 4URE 3

2 letters words from 'rude'

DE 3ED 3
ER 2RE 2
UR 2 

All 4 letters words made out of rude

rude urde rdue drue udre dure rued ured reud erud uerd eurd rdeu dreu redu erdu deru edru uder duer uedr eudr deur edur

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word rude. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in rude.

Definitions and meaning of rude

rude

Etymology

From Middle English rude, from Old French rude, ruide, from Latin rudis (rough, raw, rude, wild, untilled).

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɹuːd/, /ɹɪʊ̯d/ enPR: ro͞od
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ɹud/
  • (General Australian) IPA(key): /ɹʉːd/
  • Rhymes: -uːd
  • Homophones: rood, rued

Adjective

rude (comparative ruder, superlative rudest)

  1. Bad-mannered.
    This girl was so rude towards her boyfriend by screaming at him for no apparent reason.
    Karen broke up with Fred because he was often rude to her.
  2. Somewhat obscene, pornographic, offensive.
  3. Tough, robust.
  4. Undeveloped, unskilled, basic.
    • But though I be rude in speech, yet not in knowledge
    • 1919, Rudyard Kipling, The Conundrum of the Workshops
      When the flush of a new-born sun fell first on Eden's green and gold,
      Our father Adam sat under the Tree and scratched with a stick in the mould;
      And the first rude sketch that the world had seen was joy to his mighty heart,
      Till the Devil whispered behind the leaves, "It's pretty, but is it Art?"
  5. Hearty, vigorous; found particularly in the phrase rude health.

Synonyms

  • (bad-mannered): ill-mannered, uncouth; see Thesaurus:impolite
  • (obscene, pornographic, offensive): adult, blue; see also Thesaurus:obscene or Thesaurus:pornographic
  • (undeveloped): primitive; see Thesaurus:crude

Derived terms

  • rudely
  • rudeness
  • rudesby
  • rudish

Related terms

Translations

Further reading

  • rude in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • rude in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911.
  • rude at OneLook Dictionary Search

Anagrams

  • Duer, dure, rued, urdé, ured

Catalan

Etymology

From Latin rudis.

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central) IPA(key): /ˈru.də/
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈru.de/

Adjective

rude (masculine and feminine plural rudes)

  1. uncultured, rough

Derived terms

  • rudement
  • rudesa

Further reading

  • “rude” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.

Danish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ruːdə/, [ˈʁuːðə]
  • Rhymes: -uːðə

Etymology 1

From Middle Low German rūte, from Old High German rūta (German Raute (rhomb)), probably from Latin rūta (rue).

Noun

rude c (singular definite ruden, plural indefinite ruder)

  1. pane
  2. window
  3. square
  4. lozenge, diamond
Inflection

Etymology 2

From late Old Norse rúta, from Middle Low German rūde, from Latin rūta (rue).

Noun

rude c (singular definite ruden, plural indefinite ruder)

  1. (botany) rue (various perennial shrubs of the genus Ruta)
Inflection

See also

  • ruder
  • rude on the Danish Wikipedia.Wikipedia da
  • Rude-familien on the Danish Wikipedia.Wikipedia da

French

Etymology

Old French rude, from Latin rudis (unwrought).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʁyd/

Adjective

rude (plural rudes)

  1. rough, harsh
  2. tough, hard; severe
  3. crude, unpolished
  4. hardy, tough, rugged
  5. (informal) formidable, fearsome

Derived terms

  • rudement

Further reading

  • “rude” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Anagrams

  • dure, duré, redû

Friulian

Etymology

From Latin rūta, from Ancient Greek ῥυτή (rhutḗ).

Noun

rude f (plural rudis)

  1. rue, common rue (Ruta graveolens)

Galician

Etymology

From Latin rudis, rudem.

Adjective

rude

  1. tough
  2. rough, coarse

References

  • “rude” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.

Italian

Etymology

From Latin rudis.

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ude

Adjective

rude (invariable)

  1. tough
  2. rough, coarse

Anagrams

  • dure

Latin

Adjective

rude

  1. nominative neuter singular of rudis
  2. accusative neuter singular of rudis
  3. vocative neuter singular of rudis

References

  • rude in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)

Norman

Etymology

From Latin rudis.

Adjective

rude m or f

  1. (Jersey) rough

Derived terms

  • rudement

Polish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈru.dɛ/
  • Homophone: rudę

Adjective

rude

  1. inflection of rudy:
    1. neuter nominative/accusative/vocative singular
    2. nonvirile nominative/accusative/vocative plural

Portuguese

Etymology

From Latin rudis

Pronunciation

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈʁu.dʒi/
  • Rhymes: -udʒi

Adjective

rude m or f (plural rudes, comparable)

  1. rude; bad-mannered

Synonyms

  • brusco, grosseiro, mal-educado

Serbo-Croatian

Adjective

rude

  1. inflection of rud:
    1. masculine accusative plural
    2. feminine genitive singular
    3. feminine nominative/accusative/vocative plural

Noun

rude (Cyrillic spelling руде)

  1. inflection of ruda:
    1. genitive singular
    2. nominative/accusative/vocative plural

Slovak

Noun

rude

  1. dative/locative singular of ruda

Venetian

Noun

rude

  1. plural of ruda

Source: wiktionary.org
  • RUDDY, to redden.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)