Petraeus, the long-suffering hero of the Surge, now transcends all but the most churlish criticisms.
His churlish attack created a media storm that the Republican Party got dragged into and which has hurt the image of the party.
This is the thin-skinned Gucci model Franco who hurls tweeted insults with the churlish gusto of Kanye West.
His is no churlish spirit to turn away from the good things kind Heaven has provided for man.
It would have been churlish and inexpedient after this to insist on further conversation.
A finer weapon wherewith to strike at a churlish world was never given into the hands of man.
He became the laughing-stock of the pueblo, and grew brutal and churlish accordingly.
You thought me churlish, Kate, in my answer to your proposal to spend last winter with me?
A churlish remark of one who thinks his company is not wanted.
The bard was a freeman born, a skilled weaver of courteous phrases, not a churlish taeog.