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Cocky vs. Rude

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Cockyadjective

Overly confident; arrogant and boastful.

Rudeadjective

Bad-mannered.

‘This girl was so rude towards her boyfriend by screaming at him for no apparent reason.’; ‘Karen broke up with Fred because he was often rude to her.’;

Cockynoun

Used as a term of endearment, originally for a person of either sex, but later primarily for a man.

Rudeadjective

Somewhat obscene, pornographic, offensive.

Cockynoun

A (familiar name for a) cockatoo.

Rudeadjective

Tough, robust.

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Cockynoun

; (by extension) any farmer or owner of rural land.

Rudeadjective

Undeveloped, unskilled, basic.

Cockyverb

To operate a small-scale farm.

Rudeadjective

Hearty, vigorous; found particularly in the phrase rude health.

Cockyadjective

Pert.

Rudeadjective

Characterized by roughness; umpolished; raw; lacking delicacy or refinement; coarse.

‘Such gardening tools as art, yet rude, . . . had formed.’;

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Cockyadjective

overly self-confident or self-assertive;

‘a very cocky young man’;

Rudeadjective

Unformed by taste or skill; not nicely finished; not smoothed or polished; - said especially of material things; as, rude workmanship.

‘Rude and unpolished stones.’; ‘The heaven-born childAll meanly wrapt in the rude manger lies.’;

Rudeadjective

Of untaught manners; unpolished; of low rank; uncivil; clownish; ignorant; raw; unskillful; - said of persons, or of conduct, skill, and the like.

‘He was but rude in the profession of arms.’; ‘the rude forefathers of the hamlet sleep.’;

Rudeadjective

Violent; tumultuous; boisterous; inclement; harsh; severe; - said of the weather, of storms, and the like; as, the rude winter.

‘[Clouds] pushed with winds, rude in their shock.’; ‘The rude agitation [of water] breaks it into foam.’;

Rudeadjective

Barbarous; fierce; bloody; impetuous; - said of war, conflict, and the like; as, the rude shock of armies.

‘Rude am I in my speech.’; ‘Unblemished by my rude translation.’;

Rudeadjective

socially incorrect in behavior;

‘resentment flared at such an unmannered intrusion’;

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Rudeadjective

(of persons) lacking in refinement or grace

Rudeadjective

lacking civility or good manners;

‘want nothing from you but to get away from your uncivil tongue’;

Rudeadjective

(used especially of commodities) in the natural unprocessed condition;

‘natural yogurt’; ‘natural produce’; ‘raw wool’; ‘raw sugar’; ‘bales of rude cotton’;

Rudeadjective

belonging to an early stage of technical development; characterized by simplicity and (often) crudeness;

‘the crude weapons and rude agricultural implements of early man’; ‘primitive movies of the 1890s’; ‘primitive living conditions in the Appalachian mountains’;

Rudeadjective

offensively impolite or bad-mannered

‘she had been rude to her boss’; ‘he is a rude and arrogant bully’; ‘it's rude to talk about people right in front of them’;

Rudeadjective

referring to a taboo subject such as sex in a way considered embarrassing or offensive

‘Graham giggled at every rude joke’;

Rudeadjective

having a startling abruptness

‘the war came as a very rude awakening’;

Rudeadjective

vigorous or hearty

‘Isabel had always been in rude health’;

Rudeadjective

roughly made or done; lacking sophistication

‘a rude coffin’;

Rudeadjective

ignorant and uneducated

‘the new religion was first promulgated by rude men’;

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