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cruddy

[kruhd-ee] /ˈkrʌd i/
adjective, cruddier, cruddiest. Slang.
1.
covered, encrusted, or saturated with dirt, grease, or other objectionable substance; filthy:
It gets the cruddiest work clothes clean.
2.
worthless or useless; inferior in quality; lousy:
a cruddy, broken-down car.
3.
extremely disagreeable in character; nasty; contemptible; low-down:
Keep your cruddy remarks to yourself.
Origin of cruddy
1945-1950
1945-50; crud + -y1
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  • Fresh sweet milk curd and fresh butter are pressed together as in making Crowdie or cruddy butter in Scotland.

    The Complete Book of Cheese Robert Carlton Brown
British Dictionary definitions for cruddy

cruddy

/ˈkrʌdɪ/
adjective (slang) cruddier, cruddiest
1.
dirty or unpleasant
2.
of poor quality; contemptible
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Slang definitions & phrases for cruddy

cruddy

adjective

  1. Nasty; loathsome; repellent: a bar band playing cover tunes in a cruddy dive
  2. Somewhat ill and indisposed; under par; blah: I'm not exactly sick, I just feel cruddy (1940s+)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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