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boor

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noun \ˈbu̇r\

Simple Definition of boor

  • : a rude and rough person

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of boor

  1. 1 :  peasant

  2. 2 :  a rude or insensitive person

Examples of boor in a sentence

  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 and Etymology of boor

Dutch boer; akin to Old English būan to dwell — more at bower


First Known Use: 1551


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