noun \ˈbr\

: a rude and rough person

Full Definition of BOOR

:  peasant
:  a rude or insensitive person

Examples of BOOR

  1. I can't invite a boor like him to dinner! He'd offend the other guests.
  2. <a loudmouthed boor who embarrassed his family at every social event they attended>

Origin of BOOR

Dutch boer; akin to Old English būan to dwell — more at bower
First Known Use: 1551

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