- of or like a boor; unmannered; crude; insensitive.
Origin of boorish
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Antonyms for boorish
Related Words for boorishnessineptitude, ignorance, inhumanity, brutality, vulgarity, cruelty, disrespect, coarseness, greenness, rudeness, inability, incompetence, ineptness, gawkiness, tactlessness, crudeness, maladroitness, boorishness, inconsiderateness, thoughtlessness
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Contemporary Examples of boorishness
More troubling is a weakness for the company of the super-rich and a reputation for boorishness.Good Riddance to Prince Andrew’s Day Job!
July 23, 2011
Historical Examples of boorishness
She looked up, so happily, that I began to reproach myself for my boorishness.The Wasted Generation
The boorishness of New York is now what impresses the British tourist.
Yet shall I find Sir Percival and make him pay for the boorishness of his page.In the Court of King Arthur
We should have boorishness accounted manliness, and impudence wit.The Potiphar Papers
George William Curtis
To accuse him of ignorance or boorishness would have been absurd.The Magnificent Adventure
- ill-mannered, clumsy, or insensitive; rude