Translation of rude in Spanish:


maleducado, adj.

Pronunciation /rud/ /ruːd/

Definition of maleducado in Spanish


  • 1

    • 1.1(impolite, bad-mannered)

      (person) maleducado
      (person) grosero
      (person) guarango Southern Cone, Venezuela informal
      (remark) grosero
      (remark) descortés
      to be rude to sb ser grosero con algn

      • don't be so rude to your grandmother
      • she was very rude to me
      • it's rude to speak with your mouth full
      • it was rude of him not to say hello
      they were very rude about my cooking hicieron comentarios muy poco amables sobre la comida que había preparado
      • It is such short notice and it is awfully rude of me to inform you of this just now.
      • I have also learned from other patients that it was not the first time the receptionist had been rude to patients.
      • Noise, drunkenness, bad manners, rude and discourteous conduct and reckless driving will all raise their ugly heads, whatever we do.
      • How rude of me, rambling on about my brother when you don't even know my name!
      • I suppose it would be rude of me to let them part without words passing between us.
      • ‘It was still awfully rude of you,’ Elizabeth replied bluntly.
      • It was rude of Amy to ignore him, but she didn't mean to.
      • It is rude of them to be asking you about your religion.
      • It was rude of them to talk and leave him just standing there.
      • I know it was rude of me to interrupt you while you were speaking.
      • She instantly felt guilty for the times she had been rude to him.
      • I'd like to apologise to anyone who I've been rude to or offended in the past - because I'm sure there's lots of them out there.
      • He knew that he had been rude to her, but it wasn't really on purpose.
      • It was rather rude of me to try and force your emotions out of you.
      • If Cate believed in something strongly enough to confront me about it, it would be rude of me not to consider it fairly.
      • She dismissed the idea almost instantly: Lauren had been rude to her from the start, she was the one who should apologise.
      • It would have been rude to refuse the offer, even though the bar's whiskey would undoubtedly fall short of his usual standards.
      • It may have been rude of me to ask, but because of reasons of my own, I had to know.
      • When I was in his class two years ago he was always very rude to me and he has also been rude to me over the Internet.
      • He was rude to her and she replied with an equally vigorous riposte.
      • Advertisers of pornographic content are prohibited from using rude words in the subject line of sexually explicit images.
      • A couple, as well as a family of six, were subjected to these rude actions and many onlookers were shocked and disgusted at what they witnessed.
      • I was once on a crowded Muni bus, wherein someone made a loud, rude, and embarrassing sound.
      • He made a number of rude gestures in their direction and shouted obscenities at them.
      • But when the woman, who was in in her 20s, returned she verbally abused Ms Young, made rude gestures at her and then drove off.
      • Unfortunately, rude gestures also create the impression that other anti-social behaviours are somehow acceptable.
      • Sex to the adults of my youth was embarrassing, rude or funny.
      • As the owner banged on the window, one of the thieves hot-wired the car, whilst the other made a rude gesture.
      • I have repeatedly had cars flashing their lights at me or hooting their horns and giving very rude gestures.
      • West pulled faces and made rude gestures at the press as he stood in the dock.
      • You shouldn't be making rude gestures to people!
      • The ‘okay’ sign (touching your finger to your thumb) is considered a rude gesture in Peru.
      • I get annoyed when pedestrians walk five or six astride and cars have to swerve to avoid hitting them, and then the driver still gets a rude gesture or threat from these pedestrians.
      • There would be no rude hand gestures, no cross words.
      • With a few rude noises and gestures, the boys walked away.
      • Expect lots of rude jokes, political provocation, and more than a few references that would offend if they weren't so funny.
      • David drove insanely fast, flying by honking cars, rude gestures and angry cries from various drivers on the road.
      • She smiled at him gently and he made a very rude gesture to her.
      • But then I glanced behind me and saw her making rude hand gestures at my back.
      • Some of the jokes were rude, others corny, and some a tad funny.

    • 1.2British (vulgar)

      he said a rude word dijo una grosería / una palabrota / una mala palabra

  • 2literary

    • 2.1

      (tools) rudimentario
      • Mehmet steals a truck and sets out on the road with Berzan's rude coffin in the back.
      • He seemed rude and rough like a devil on the outside, but I guess he was a real angel in the inside.

    • 2.2

      (person) tosco
      (person) basto

  • 3

    that was a rude reminder that we're getting old eso nos recordó cruelmente que estamos envejeciendo
    • But the dream, like all others, became harsh reality with a rude awakening.
    • For many it will be a rude awakening and emphasise the need for a radical rethink before soccer's loss is another gain for a different form of sport, or worse still the sedentary armchair variety.
    • It has been a singularly rude awakening for France and the country has embarked on a deep, soul-searching, introspection on how things could have gone so horribly wrong.
    • After a summer of doing just about anything on your own time, the alarm bell announcing the first day of school can be a rude awakening.
    • It wasn't just the rude awakening which stunned residents, but the fact that the road had been resurfaced just days before, following years of campaigning by the parish council.
    • But my first round of mid-terms brought a rude awakening: three C's!
    • But after their stay in that sun-kissed paradise they got a rude awakening on heading out into the Atlantic, which was to prove stormy and rough.
    • For the intellectuals and the urban lower middle class, the new situation was a rude awakening of disillusionment and broken promises.
    • This rude awakening came from underestimating the non-designer's understanding of design principals.
    • Before dawn broke on Tuesday, drug crime suspects had a rude awakening as officers with battering rams smashed down doors around the town in an operation to target dealers.
    • Failure of immediate action may lead to a rude awakening.
    • The next three years will see a rude awakening for Baikal.
    • If the cost of repairing the damage could be laid squarely at the door of those people, it would be a rude awakening and remind them of their parental responsibilities.
    • But we were in for a rude awakening when a savage thunder and lightning storm struck right over the stadium during the match.
    • Senior staff, classroom teachers, governors and parents have all had a rude awakening since James' arrival, me included.
    • Delude ourselves into that kind of thinking however and a rude awakening will await us.
    • The sharp downturn in the US economy has brought a rude awakening to many in the IT sector.
    • A three-year courtship enabled them to paint realistic portraits of one another, lessening the chances of a rude awakening after marriage.
    • Well let's just say the happy couple is about to get a rude awakening.
    • A rude awakening, however, occurred on July 16th, 1936.