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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Ill-mannered and coarse and contemptible in behavior or appearance.

Usage examples (35)
  • He was a boorish man but had a good taste for music and brought Handel to England.
  • Was boorish and insensitive
  • BLOOM: Who uses the term boorish in 2004.
  • If Americans acted this way, we'd be called boorish or jingoistic. for more
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