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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Inelegance by virtue of being an uncouth person; The manner of a rude or insensitive person.

Usage examples (32)
  • Can't do much about the last -- boorishness is not illegal -- but plenty about the first two.
  • The mouth mechanic's wife cringes at his boorishness.
  • This was carrying Archaicism to the point of boorishness.
  • Their lack of conventionality does not tend to boorishness. for more
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