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loutish

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having or showing crudely insensitive or impolite manners
  • temper tantrums and other loutish behavior
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boorish, churlish, loutish, clownish mean uncouth in manners or appearance. boorish implies rudeness of manner due to insensitiveness to others' feelings and unwillingness to be agreeable.
    • a drunk's boorish behavior
churlish suggests surliness, unresponsiveness, and ungraciousness.
    • churlish remarks
loutish implies bodily awkwardness together with stupidity.
    • a loutish oaf
clownish suggests ill-bred awkwardness, ignorance or stupidity, ungainliness, and often a propensity for absurd antics.
    • an adolescent's clownish conduct

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