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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. So crude and unrefined as to be lacking in discrimination and sensibility.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. coarse; crude; not refined or sensible
  • adj. materialistic
  • adj. dense

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Gross; thick; dense; coarse; not elaborated or refined.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Thick; coarse; gross; not thin nor fine: now chiefly used of immaterial things.
  • Gross; stupid; obtuse: as, crass ignorance.
  • n. A species of sea-anemone, Bunodes crassicornis.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. (of persons) so unrefined as to be lacking in discrimination and sensibility

Etymologies

Latin crassus, dense.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin crassus ("dense"). (Wiktionary)

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