meaning of boorish

boorish meaning in General Dictionary

Like a boor clownish uncultured unmannerly

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  • ill-mannered and coarse and contemptible in behavior or appearance
  • Like a boor; clownish; uncultured; unmannerly.

boorish meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1560s, from boor (letter.) + -ish. Related: Boorishly; boorishness.


boorish meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Like a boor; clownish; uncultured; unmannerly.


Sentence Examples with the word boorish

These events brought revolution to the gates of the kingdom of Naples, the worst-governed part of Italy, where the boorish king, Ferdinand IV.

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