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  • noununmannerly person
  • nouncountry bumpkin; peasant

synonyms for boor

  • barbarian
  • brute
  • cad
  • churl
  • goon
  • lout
  • oaf
  • philistine
  • vulgarian
See also synonyms for: boors
  • bumpkin
  • peasant
  • hick
  • hayseed
  • rube
  • yokel

antonyms for boor

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  • gentleman
  • charmer
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    How to use boor in a sentence

    I do not know of any treasure in Bluar Boor, but I refer you to the enclosed letter which tells something of treasure elsewhere.
    US AND THE BOTTLEMANEDITH BALLINGER PRICE
    Wo betide the family of the rich boor, who presumed to depart this life without a passport from Dr. Luke Lundin!
    THE ABBOTSIR WALTER SCOTT
    He did mind, not bargaining for learning lessons in the holidays; but he could not show himself so uncivil a boor as to refuse.
    DR. JOLLIFFE'S BOYSLEWIS HOUGH
    One of the chief grievances of the Irishman in the middle ages was that the man who robbed him was such a boor.
    THE CRIME AGAINST EUROPEROGER CASEMENT
    You see this boor, a boor of the country, an illiterate boor, and yet the citizen of good-fellows.
    A SELECT COLLECTION OF OLD ENGLISH PLAYS, VOLUME 10 (OF 15)VARIOUS
    The second class dealt with different classes of the population (the sailor, the prophet, the boor, the parasite).
    ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 9, SLICE 6VARIOUS
    Then Sir Kay said very sternly: "Which of ye is that boor who put so grievous an affront upon a gentleman of my party?"
    THE STORY OF THE CHAMPIONS OF THE ROUND TABLEHOWARD PYLE
    Captain Enderwood swore at the poor old man, though the captain ever respected age and regarded profanity as the mark of a boor.
    RODNEY, THE RANGERJOHN V. LANE
    I cursed myself for the boor that I was to burst upon her so.
    IN SEARCH OF MADEMOISELLEGEORGE GIBBS
    Do I ask you to accept the attentions of a boor or a scape-grace?
    CYNTHIA WAKEHAM'S MONEYANNA KATHARINE GREEN
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO BOOR

    • beast
    • bigot
    • boor
    • brute
    • clod
    • hooligan
    • hun
    • ignoramus
    • lout
    • monster
    • philistine
    • rascal
    • ruffian
    • troglodyte
    • vandal
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