Synonyms and Antonyms of churlish

  1. having or showing crudely insensitive or impolite manners it would be churlish for any dinner guest to express anything but gratitude for his host's generous hospitality Synonyms boorish, clownish, classless, cloddish, loutish, uncouthRelated Words coarse, ill-bred, uncultivated, unpolished, unrefined, unsophisticated; tasteless, vulgar; beastly, bestial; doltish, oafish, stupid; discourteous, impolite, mannerless, misleared [chiefly Scottish], rude, uncivil, ungracious, unmannerly; awkward, ungainlyNear Antonyms couth, cultivated, polished, refined, sophisticated, well-bred; classy, courtly, genteel, gentlemanly, ladylike; civil, courteous, polite

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