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Definition of "cruddy" [cruddy]

  • Slang Worthless, loathsome, or disgusting. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "cruddy" in a sentence
  • "(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.)"
  • "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."
  • "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"."