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churl

noun

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  1. 1 an awkward or simple person especially from a small town or the country as far as he was concerned, anyone from outside the city was a backwater churl Synonyms of churl bumpkin, chawbacon, hick, clodhopper, cornball, countryman, hayseed, hillbilly, provincial, rube, rustic, yokelWords Related to churl boor, clod, clown, gawk, lout, oaf; greenhorn, tenderfoot; peasant, peon; backwoodsman, mountaineerNear Antonyms of churl slicker, smoothy (or smoothie); metropolitan, suburbanite, urbaniteAntonyms of churl cosmopolitan, cosmopolite, sophisticate

  2. 2 a mean grasping person who is usually stingy with money don't bother asking for donations at that house—the churl who lives there believes that charity begins and ends at home Synonyms of churl cheapskate, miser, hunks, niggard, penny-pincher, piker, scrooge, skinflint, tightwadWords Related to churl hoarder, pack rat, saverNear Antonyms of churl prodigal, profligate, spender, spendthrift, squanderer, waster, wastrel

  3. 3 a person whose behavior is offensive to others a churl who gets thrown out of parties with remarkable regularity Synonyms of churl bastard, beast, bleeder [British], blighter [chiefly British], boor, bounder, bugger, buzzard, cad, chuff, jerk, 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, verminWords Related to churl barbarian, brute, caveman, Neanderthal, savage; loudmouth, vulgarian; lowlife, miscreant, rascal, rogue, roughneck, scab, scamp, scoundrel, villain, wretch; booby, doofus [slang], fool, jackass, nincompoop, ninny, nit [chiefly British], nitwit, nut, schmo (or schmoe) [slang]; airhead, birdbrain, blockhead, dink [slang], dolt, dope, dork [slang], goon, half-wit, idiot, imbecile, moron, turkey; brat, insolent, nuisance, pest, snip; snob, snoot, snot; dweeb [slang], nerdNear Antonyms of churl hero, heroine, idol, role model; gentleman, lady; angel, saint


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