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
1. 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.
Translations

boor

[bʊəʳ] Npalurdo/a m/f

boor

nRupel m, → Flegel m

boor

[bʊəʳ] nbifolco, zotico

boor

(buə) noun
a coarse, ill-mannered person.
ˈboorish adjective
References in classic literature ?
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 recognized in him the well-to-do boor whom Angel had knocked down at the inn for addressing her coarsely.
is a man to be horsewhipped by a boor and love him for it?