♦ rude

♦ rude
♦ rude /ru:d/
a.
1 maleducato; scortese: It's rude to point at strangers, è maleducato puntare il dito verso gli sconosciuti; I don't want to be rude, but I think you are wrong, non voglio essere scortese, ma penso che tu abbia torto; a rude girl, una ragazza sgarbata; a rude answer, una risposta scortese; rude remarks, osservazioni offensive; downright rude, proprio sgarbato; Don't be rude to me!, non essere villano con me!; to say rude things, dire cose offensive; dire insolenze
2 (fam.) osceno; volgare: a rude gesture, un gesto osceno; rude words, parolacce; a rude joke, una barzelletta sporca
3 (lett., meno comune; cfr. rough, def. 2) (antiq.: di cosa) grossolano; rudimentale; (arc.: di persona) rozzo; incolto; rude drawings, disegni grossolani; a rude shelter, un rifugio rudimentale; a rude estimate, un preventivo molto approssimativo; rude people, gente rozza (o incolta)
4 inaspettato; brusco: a rude shock, un colpo inaspettato (fig.); a rude surprise, una grande sorpresa; a rude awakening, un brusco risveglio
5 (arc.: di persona) forte; vigoroso
6 (arc., poet.) semplice; umile
● (form.) to be in rude health, essere in ottima salute; avere una salute di ferro
FALSI AMICI: nell'inglese non letterario rude non significa rude.

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