Definition of boorish
: resembling or befitting a rude or insensitive person : resembling or befitting a boor boorish remarks
Examples of boorish in a Sentence
boorish behavior, such as yelling for service in restaurants
Recent Examples of boorish from the Web
For the last fortnight, Trump has presented himself to the world as the caricature of the ugly American: loud, boorish and ill-informed.
Simon Pegg bumbles his way through celebrity culture as a boorish British writer hired by a swanky magazine to cover Manhattan’s glitterati.
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Origin and Etymology of boorish
First Known Use: 1562
Synonym Discussion of boorish
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