Definition of boor
1 : peasant
2 : a rude or insensitive person
Examples of boor in a sentence
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 and Etymology of boor
Dutch boer; akin to Old English būan to dwell — more at bower
First Known Use: 1551
BOOR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of boor for English Language Learners
: a rude and rough person
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