Crude is an adjective that is used to describe that which is very simple and basic. Made or done in a way that does not show a lot of skill. Blunt or offensive.Lacking sophistication. Rough.
- He built a ‘crude’ shed in his back garden, simply for the storage of excess goods.
- They originally drafted out ‘crude’ ideas and then after deciding which of them was the most appealing. They then went onto specifically outlining the chosen idea in detail.
- She just wanted a ‘crude’ explanation as to why the crime was committed.