: a rude or insensitive person
Examples of BOOR
- I can't invite a boor like him to dinner! He'd offend the other guests.
- <a loudmouthed boor who embarrassed his family at every social event they attended>
Origin of BOOR
akin to Old English būan
to dwell — more at bower
First Known Use: 1551
Related to BOOR
- bastard, beast, bleeder [British], blighter [chiefly British], jerk, bounder, bugger, buzzard, cad, chuff, churl, clown, creep, cretin, crud [slang], crumb [slang], cur, dirtbag [slang], dog, fink, heel, hound, joker, louse, lout, pill, rat, rat fink, reptile, rotter, schmuck [slang], scum, scumbag [slang], scuzzball [slang], skunk, sleaze, sleazebag [slang], sleazeball [slang], slime, slimeball [slang], slob, snake, so-and-so, sod [chiefly British], stinkard, stinker, swine, toad, varmint, vermin
Rhymes with BOOR
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