Synonyms of rude in English:

rude


See definition of rude

adjective

1‘a rude, arrogant young man’

SYNONYMS

ill-mannered, bad-mannered, impolite, discourteous, impertinent, insolent, impudent, cheeky, audacious, presumptuous, uncivil, disrespectful, unmannerly, ill-bred, churlish, crass, curt, brusque, blunt, ungracious, graceless, brash, unpleasant, disagreeable, offhand, short, sharp

offensive, insulting, derogatory, disparaging, abusive

tactless, undiplomatic, uncomplimentary, uncharitable, unchivalrous, ungallant, ungentlemanly, unladylike

archaic malapert, contumelious

rare underbred, mannerless

ANTONYMS

polite, civil, chivalrous

2‘some of the boys made rude jokes about her shapely figure’

SYNONYMS

vulgar, coarse, smutty, dirty, filthy, crude, lewd, obscene, offensive, indelicate, improper, indecorous, salacious, off colour, tasteless, in bad taste

risqué, naughty, ribald, bawdy, racy, broad, spicy, colourful, suggestive

informal blue, raunchy, nudge-nudge

British informal fruity, near the knuckle, saucy

North American informal gamy

euphemistic adult

ANTONYMS

clean

3‘if they expected a friendly atmosphere, they were in for a rude awakening’

SYNONYMS

abrupt, sudden, sharp, startling

unpleasant, disagreeable, nasty, harsh

4‘everything in the rude cabin was filthy’

SYNONYMS

primitive, crude, rudimentary, rough, rough-hewn, rough and ready, simple, basic, makeshift

ANTONYMS

sophisticated, classy