The difference between Engaging and Rude

When used as adjectives, engaging means that engages the attention, whereas rude means bad-mannered.

check bellow for the other definitions of Engaging and Rude

  1. Engaging as an adjective:

    That engages the attention; engrossing, interesting; enthralling.


    "I found the first of the Harry Potter books a very engaging read."

  2. Engaging as an adjective:

    Charming; attractive, especially of a manner or behaviour.


    "Beauty, of course, and a bright, engaging personality — or at least the ability to fake one — are prerequisites for entering the Miss World competition."

  1. Engaging as a verb:

  1. Rude as an adjective:



    "This girl was so rude towards her boyfriend by screaming at him for no apparent reason."

    "Karen broke up with Fred because he was often rude to her."

  2. Rude as an adjective:

    Somewhat obscene, pornographic, offensive.

  3. Rude as an adjective:

    Tough, robust.

  4. Rude as an adjective:

    Undeveloped, unskilled, basic.

  5. Rude as an adjective:

    Hearty, vigorous; .