boorish


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boor·ish

 (bo͝or′ĭsh)
adj.
Resembling or characteristic of a boor; rude and clumsy in behavior.

boor′ish·ly adv.
boor′ish·ness n.

boorish

(ˈbʊərɪʃ)
adj
ill-mannered, clumsy, or insensitive; rude
ˈboorishly adv
ˈboorishness n

boor•ish

(ˈbʊər ɪʃ)

adj.
of or like a boor; unmannered; crude; insensitive.
[1555–65]
boor′ish•ly, adv.
boor′ish•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.boorish - ill-mannered and coarse and contemptible in behavior or appearance; "was boorish and insensitive"; "the loutish manners of a bully"; "her stupid oafish husband"; "aristocratic contempt for the swinish multitude"
unrefined - (used of persons and their behavior) not refined; uncouth; "how can a refined girl be drawn to such an unrefined man?"

boorish

adjective loutish, gross, crude, rude, hick (informal, chiefly U.S. & Canad.), coarse, vulgar, rustic, barbaric, churlish, uneducated, bearish, uncouth, unrefined, uncivilized, clownish, oafish, ill-bred, lubberly Crude was the word for him. Boorish.
cultured, sophisticated, refined, polite, gallant, genteel, urbane

boorish

adjective
Translations
فَظٌّ، ريفيٌّ، غَليظ الطَّبْع
křupanskýneotesaný
fræk
ruddalegur
hödükkaba/görgüsüz

boorish

[ˈbʊərɪʃ] ADJ [manners] → grosero

boorish

[ˈbʊərɪʃ] adjgrossier/ière, rustre

boorish

adj, boorishly

boorish

[ˈbʊərɪʃ] adj (manners) → da zoticone, da bifolco

boor

(buə) noun
a coarse, ill-mannered person.
ˈboorish adjective
References in classic literature ?
These, after exhausting other modes of amusement, now thronged about Hester Prynne with rude and boorish intrusiveness.
There was something extremely provoking, in this obstinately pacific system; it left Brom no alternative but to draw upon the funds of rustic waggery in his disposition, and to play off boorish practical jokes upon his rival.
In short, I was not a favourite there with anybody, not even with myself; for those who did like me could not show it, and those who did not, showed it so plainly that I had a sensitive consciousness of always appearing constrained, boorish, and dull.
we became particularly hot upon some boorish sneer of Drummle's, to the effect that we were too free with our money.
The Yanguesans, seeing themselves assaulted by only two men while they were so many, betook themselves to their stakes, and driving the two into the middle they began to lay on with great zeal and energy; in fact, at the second blow they brought Sancho to the ground, and Don Quixote fared the same way, all his skill and high mettle availing him nothing, and fate willed it that he should fall at the feet of Rocinante, who had not yet risen; whereby it may be seen how furiously stakes can pound in angry boorish hands.
I be Roger de Conde, gentleman of France, and these be my sisters and servants," lied the outlaw, "and were it not that the ladies be with me your answer would be couched in steel, as you deserve for your boorish insolence.
Von Blix was rough and boorish, but Tudor was gracefully easy in everything he did, or looked, or said.
722-723) Do not be boorish at a common feast where there are many guests; the pleasure is greatest and the expense is least
There was no other to preserve my name from being blackened and aspersed among this nest of boon companions, and through them, perhaps, into the world; and beside my abandoned wretch of a husband, the base, malignant Grimsby, and the false villain Hargrave, this boorish ruffian, coarse and brutal as he was, shone like a glow-worm in the dark, among its fellow worms.
The servile rapacity of the French officials is sufficiently contemptible; but there is a surly boorish incivility about our men, alike disgusting to all persons who fall into their hands, and discreditable to the nation that keeps such ill-conditioned curs snarling about its gates.
I hardly think so, and it would be unfair to penalise the RFU and the majority of English supporters for the boorish behaviour of the minority, over which they have no control.
It is obviously easy to say that a parent will always look for good in their child, but it is the case that all these problems, the boorish, bullying, unacceptable behaviours only seem to occur when he is drunk.