Filipino / Tagalog language translation for the meaning of the word bastos in the Tagalog Dictionary.

Definition for the Tagalog word bastos:

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[adjective]  rude; crude; ill-mannered; bold; brazen; vulgar; perverted; gross

Root: bastos
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Bastós ang itu ang ibáng tao
It is rude to point at others.
Anó ang pangalan ng bastós na estudyante
What's the name of the crude student?
Ngayón ko lang nalaman na bastós palá si Greg. 
I just found out that Greg is gross.
Hinabol namin ang bastós na ma
We chased after the perverted man.
Huwág kang magsénd sa akin ng mga bastós na larawan
Don't send me lewd pictures.

User-submitted Example Sentences (2):
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Bastos ang tumuro sa iba.
Tatoeba Sentence #1889649 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
It is not polite to point at others.

May mga Hapong mahiyain namang hanggang namamasdang parang bastos.
Tatoeba Sentence #1855722 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Some Japanese are shy even to the point of appearing rude.

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Alternate spelling(s):
mabastos, bastus
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