Definitions

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

  • adj. Slang Worthless, loathsome, or disgusting.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Full of crud
  • adj. crummy, lousy
  • adj. worthless
  • adj. annoying, irritating

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An obsolete or dialectal form of curdy.

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

  • adj. characterized by obscenity

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Examples

  • (When you’re looking at these prices below, add a one or two or three hundred thousand to get prices for comparable homes in cruddy nearby neighborhoods that didn’t have a nationally notorious brand name.)

    Real Homes of Genius

  • I think my co-pays and deductibles were just over $1500 for the whole episode, thank goodness, but had I been uninsured or had some kind of cruddy discount plan, I shudder to think how my finances might be.

    Kristine Kathryn Rusch » Freelancer’s Survival Guide: Insurance

  • In a new biography, one of the world's most powerful men talks about mistakes made in Iraq and why he once called the vice presidential job "cruddy".

    CNN Transcript Jul 23, 2007

  • "They tried to snowmachine in, but it's kind of cruddy right now,"

    Anchorage Daily News - Alaska News

  • It's kind of cruddy and in a constant state of flux, yet it's a nice place to chill out and have a nice cup of authentic Moroccan mint tea.

    Recent Reviews Near San Francisco, CA

  • Having read those five pages now, "gross" seems like a pretty good way to sum the whole thing up, and I won't argue with "kind of cruddy-looing" or "cynical" either.

    Every Day Is Like Wednesday

  • I'd encourage you to go read Spurgeon's paragraph about the book in its full context, but he rightly noted that it would have been nicer "if a company that has concentrated on story the last decade or so to astounding benefit made a solid comic out of the event rather than a kind of cruddy-looking, cynical one."

    Every Day Is Like Wednesday

  • I’d encourage you to go read Spurgeon’s paragraph about the book in its full context, but he rightly noted that while it was nice that the company wanted to do a story, it would have been nicer “if a company that has concentrated on story the last decade or so to astounding benefit made a solid comic out of the event rather than a kind of cruddy-looking, cynical one.”

    Two industry leaders. Two big releases. Two thunderous disappointments.

  • Having read those five pages now, “gross” seems like a pretty good way to sum the whole thing up, and I won’t argue with “kind of cruddy-looing” or “cynical” either.

    Two industry leaders. Two big releases. Two thunderous disappointments.

  • On the menu was this cruddy little musical, a south-of-the-border vehicle for an unappealing Wayne Newton-esque juvenille singer named Bobby Breen.

    Weekly Mishmash: March 28-April 3 : Scrubbles.net

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