crassness crassness

Definition(s):

  • (n) the quality of being crass--devoid of refinement

Usage(s):

  1. But as time went on, and the circus kept coming back to town, there seemed to be some kind of method to the crassness.
  2. Ed McMahon: I think some of the humor has an element of crassness that I don't like.

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Quotes

  1. If the French president gets results in the Middle East, said Charles Grant, an expert on European issues at the Center for European Reform, "people will forget this brashness, this crassness, this rudeness."
    on Jan 9, 2009 By: Charles Grant Source: McClatchy Washington Bureau

  2. Johnson replied that there was "a key difference between crassness [or] getting it wrong ...... and outright dishonesty", and defended the action taken.
    on Jun 17, 2009 By: Boris Johnson Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. "Incivility, boorishness and crassness are everywhere in the idiot culture that we live in," says veteran sportscaster Bob Costas. "And yet we celebrate all this as edginess. This behavior is encouraged."
    on Jan 20, 2008 By: Bob Costas Source: Bleacher Report

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