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Meaning of BOOR

Pronunciation:  bûr

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[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
 
 Definition: 
\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
 
 Related Terms: arriviste, Babbitt, backwoodsman, barbarian, blockhead, blunderer, blunderhead, boob, botcher, bounder, bourgeois, bucolic, buffoon, bumbler, bumpkin, bungler, cad, churl, clod, clodhopper, clodknocker, clot, clown, country bumpkin, dolt, epicier, farmer, fumbler, galoot, gawk, gawky, goop, gowk, groundling, guttersnipe, hayseed, hick, hillbilly, hooligan, hoyden, ill-bred fellow, klutz, looby, loon, lout, low fellow, lubber, lummox, mucker, nouveau riche, oaf, ox, parvenu, peasant, Philistine, provincial, ribald, rough, roughneck, rowdy, rube, ruffian, rustic, slob, slouch, slubberer, swain, upstart, vulgarian, vulgarist, yahoo, yokel
 

 

 

 

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