Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “crass”

crass

adjective uk   /kræs/ us  
stupid and without considering how other people might feel: a crass remark crass behaviour/ignorance a crass error of judgment He made crass comments about her worn-out clothes.Rude and cheekyRelating to sex and sexual desireInconsiderateSelfishness
crassly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
Rude and cheekyRelating to sex and sexual desireInconsiderateSelfishness
crassness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
Rude and cheekyRelating to sex and sexual desireInconsiderateSelfishness
(Definition of crass from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of crass?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “crass” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

hoppy

like hops (= dried fruit used to make beer)

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More