churlishly


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churl·ish

 (chûr′lĭsh)
adj.
1. Having a bad disposition; surly: "as valiant as the lion, churlish as the bear" (Shakespeare).
2. Archaic Of, like, or befitting a churl; boorish or vulgar.
3. Archaic Difficult to work with; intractable. Used as of soil.

churl′ish·ly adv.
churl′ish·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.churlishly - in a churlish manner; "the store owner treated his customers churlishly"
Translations

churlishly

[ˈtʃɜːlɪʃlɪ] ADV (= rudely) → groseramente, sin educación

churlishly

[ˈtʃɜːlɪʃlɪ] advrozzamente, sgarbatamente
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Nay, nay, I think not of it now; but this strange man amuses me; and if he 'hath music in his soul', let us not churlishly reject his company.
Instead of rebuking me with the sweetness and dignity which I could not, in spite of my past observation, help expecting from you, you churlishly repel my offer of the assistance you need, tell me that I am very rude, very officious, and, in short, do what you can to make my position disagreeable and humiliating.
And yet Alan must be there - Alan locked in drunken slumbers, forgetful of the return of day, of the holy season, and of the friend whom he had so coldly received and was now so churlishly neglecting.
It was a projecting window; and on the inside were suspended a variety of watches, pinchbeck, silver, and one or two of gold, all with their faces turned from the streets, as if churlishly disinclined to inform the wayfarers what o'clock it was.
With this demand, however, the eating-house (having experience of its customer) declined to comply, churlishly sending back for answer that if Mr Swiveller stood in need of beef perhaps he would be so obliging as to come there and eat it, bringing with him, as grace before meat, the amount of a certin small account which had long been outstanding.
For a while now, New York's architectural cognoscenti, or at least those who've ventured up to the less-than-fashionable precincts of Morningside Heights, have been muttering churlishly about Rafael Moneo's waffle-iron of a science building for Columbia University.
Nasri, rather churlishly, had snubbed Gallas's handshake before the match.
He gets his own breakfast, he has nightmares, he resents his grandmother coming to stay so treats her churlishly, he is bullied at school and only Lily, his classmate, shows sympathy--that he tends to push away.
They asked me to go and stay with them after Bob died, and churlishly I said no.
Jed Esty has written the best known account, but in framing it as yet another Empire Writes Back story, he places any reader in the inevitably compromised position of seeming, churlishly, to Write Back to an Empire That is Writing Back, and seeming, therefore, to collude with Empire.
At the same time, it casts a light on the biblical David as a young man, whom we can also see as sometimes acting churlishly or even conceitedly.