Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective coarse; crude; not refined or sensible
  • adjective materialistic
  • adjective dense

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

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

Etymologies

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

[Latin crassus, dense.]

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From Latin crassus ("dense").

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