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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A bad-tempered person; A selfish person who is unwilling to give or spend; A crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement.

Usage examples (35)
  • If you act like a churl you will not get a job.
  • Noun : He was a churl in his affections
  • Ceorle (whence our word churl) was a countryman or artisan who was a freeman.
  • The instruments of the churl are and always will be evil, but the liberal deviseth liberal things, Isa. xxxii. for more
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