Crass Crass (kr?s), a. [L. crassus thick, fat, gross, prob. orig., closely woven. See {Grease} animal fat, and cf. {Crate}, {Hurdle}.] Gross; thick; dense; coarse; not elaborated or refined. ``Crass and fumid exhalations.'' --Sir. T. Browne. ``Crass ignorance'' --Cudworth. [1913 Webster]

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