Definition of crudely adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈkruːdli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkruːdli//
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  1. 1in a simple way that is not very accurate but gives a general idea of something To put it crudely, the poor are going without food so that the rich can drive cars.
  2. 2simply and without much skill or attention to detail a crudely drawn ship
  3. 3in an offensive or rude way a crudely offensive remark