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Meaning of BOOR

Pronunciation:  bûr

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement

BOOR is a 4 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: barbarian, churl, Goth, peasant, tike, tyke
 See Also: disagreeable person, unpleasant person



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Boor\, n. [D. boer farmer, boor; akin to AS. geb?r
countryman, G. bauer; fr. the root of AS. b?an to inhabit,
and akin to E. bower, be. Cf. {Neighbor}, {Boer}, and {Big}
to build.]
1. A husbandman; a peasant; a rustic; esp. a clownish or
   unrefined countryman.

2. A Dutch, German, or Russian peasant; esp. a Dutch colonist
   in South Africa, Guiana, etc.: a boer.

3. A rude ill-bred person; one who is clownish in manners.

Thesaurus Terms
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