boor


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boor

 (bo͝or)
n.
1. A person with rude, clumsy manners and little refinement.
2. A peasant.

[Dutch boer, from Middle Dutch gheboer; see bheuə- in Indo-European roots.]
Synonyms: boor, barbarian, churl, vulgarian, yahoo
These nouns denote an uncouth and uncultivated person: loud tourists behaving like boors; a barbarian uninterested in the art exhibit; offended by the churl's lack of manners; refused to invite the vulgarian to the reception; acted like a yahoo at the restaurant.

boor

(bʊə)
n
an ill-mannered, clumsy, or insensitive person
[Old English gebūr; related to Old High German gibūr farmer, dweller, Albanian būr man; see neighbour]

boor

(bʊər)

n.
1. a rude, or unmannerly person.
2. a country bumpkin; rustic; yokel.
3. peasant.
[1545–55; < Dutch boer or Low German būr]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.boor - a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinementboor - a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement
disagreeable person, unpleasant person - a person who is not pleasant or agreeable

boor

noun lout, peasant, hick (informal, chiefly U.S. & Canad.), barbarian, brute, philistine, redneck (U.S. slang), oaf, bumpkin, vulgarian, hayseed (U.S. & Canad. informal), clodhopper (informal), churl, clodpole He was a braggart, a cynic and a boor.

boor

noun
An unrefined, rude person:
Translations
شَخْصٌ فَظٌّ
křupanneotesanec
ubehøvlet person
ruddi
mužikasmužikiškas
rupjš cilvēkstēviņš
neokrôchanec
hödükkaba/görgüsüz kimse

boor

[bʊəʳ] Npalurdo/a m/f

boor

nRüpel m, → Flegel m

boor

[bʊəʳ] nbifolco, zotico

boor

(buə) noun
a coarse, ill-mannered person.
ˈboorish adjective
References in classic literature ?
That ill-mannered boor, the Jed of Gathol," she replied.
The cellars were filled with burgundy then, the kennels with hounds, and the stables with gallant hunters; now, such horses as Queen's Crawley possessed went to plough, or ran in the Trafalgar Coach; and it was with a team of these very horses, on an off-day, that Miss Sharp was brought to the Hall; for boor as he was, Sir Pitt was a stickler for his dignity while at home, and seldom drove out but with four horses, and though he dined off boiled mutton, had always three footmen to serve it.
she throws away her graces and attractions on a mere boor, the lowest in the crowd.
Have you not heard, Father Dennet,'' quoth one boor to another advanced in years, ``that the devil has carried away bodily the great Saxon Thane, Athelstane of Coningsburgh?
She recognized in him the well-to-do boor whom Angel had knocked down at the inn for addressing her coarsely.
It is impossible, it is impossible," cries the aunt; "no one can undervalue such a boor.
Here is the consequence of being buried alive: she has thrown herself away upon that boor from sheer ignorance that better individuals existed
An hour later he decided that Brissenden was a boor as well, what of the way he prowled about from one room to another, staring at the pictures or poking his nose into books and magazines he picked up from the table or drew from the shelves.
Why, you do it like a country boor, and not like a gentle squire.
He is a mere boor, a log, a brute, with no address in life.
is a man to be horsewhipped by a boor and love him for it?
Behind the Committee, who were as gay as a meadow, and as fragrant as a garden in spring, marched the learned societies of the town, the magistrates, the military, the nobles and the boors.