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JessiWan
Posted: Monday, April 19, 2021 4:39:51 PM
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Hello. I want to describe someone who talks in a certain way. He is not exactly being rude or swearing, however the way he speaks is just crude. For example, when he sees an attractive woman, perhaps he will say, "Oh my god, I just creamed my pants". That sort of things.

So far, I have:

1. He is coarse in speech.
2. He is boorish in speech.
3. He talks in a crude way.
4. He talks crudely.
5. He is crude.

I am just wondering if any of these describes what I want to say, or if there is a better way.

Thanks.
Sarrriesfan
Posted: Monday, April 19, 2021 5:22:01 PM

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JessiWan wrote:
Hello. I want to describe someone who talks in a certain way. He is not exactly being rude or swearing, however the way he speaks is just crude. For example, when he sees an attractive woman, perhaps he will say, "Oh my god, I just creamed my pants". That sort of things.

So far, I have:

1. He is coarse in speech.
2. He is boorish in speech.
3. He talks in a crude way.
4. He talks crudely.
5. He is crude.

I am just wondering if any of these describes what I want to say, or if there is a better way.

Thanks.


Someone that says that is rude, it’s a very inappropriate way to speak.
He is a rude person.
He has a gutter mouth is one way to put it.
JessiWan
Posted: Monday, April 19, 2021 6:26:46 PM
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Forget my example, please. It wasn't a very good one. What I am trying to do is make a distinction between simply being rude, and being crude. I want to find out how to describe it when someone speaks in a crude (but technically not rude) way. Thanks.

Like, just imagine in your mind when someone is speaking in a crude manner, whatever it might be. I just want to know how you would describe this.
FounDit
Posted: Tuesday, April 20, 2021 12:34:38 AM

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JessiWan wrote:
Forget my example, please. It wasn't a very good one. What I am trying to do is make a distinction between simply being rude, and being crude. I want to find out how to describe it when someone speaks in a crude (but technically not rude) way. Thanks.

Like, just imagine in your mind when someone is speaking in a crude manner, whatever it might be. I just want to know how you would describe this.


gutter mouth is very good. Boorish is excellent, along with uncouth, but more formal sounding, and doesn't quite fit common speech.

Trash mouth is one I've heard used, and said myself, but crude and vulgar are probably the most common. I think the modern sense of vulgar might fit best.
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