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synonyms for boors

  • barbarian
  • bear
  • boob
  • brute
  • buffoon
  • cad
  • churl
  • dork
  • goon
  • lout
  • oaf
  • peasant
  • philistine
  • rube
  • vulgarian

antonyms for boors

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  • gentleman
  • charmer
  • enthusiast
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How to use boors in a sentence

The Poles were either (p. 002) dull and sluggish boors or haughty and elegant, pleasure-loving nobles.
THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE
It was the clergyman with some boors from the village, who immediately began to make search all over in the house.
SOLOMON MAIMON: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY.SOLOMON MAIMON
The idleness, wickedness, extravagance and selfishness of women, make men the boors and egotists they are.
THE SORROWS OF SATANMARIE CORELLI
Then Sir Dagonet, seeing where those rude boors were eating their meal of food, came to them and stood amongst them.
THE STORY OF THE CHAMPIONS OF THE ROUND TABLEHOWARD PYLE
The craft of the Italians is about to triumph over the simplicity of these German boors!
HISTORY OF THE GREAT REFORMATION, VOLUME IVJ. H. MERLE D'AUBIGN
Has not he thickheaded ignorant boors; lazy, enslaved farmers, weedy lands?
PAST AND PRESENTTHOMAS CARLYLE
Mr Seebohm, p. 130, commits what seems to me the mistake of saying that the cottiers and boors are various classes of geneats.
DOMESDAY BOOK AND BEYONDFREDERIC WILLIAM MAITLAND
My body may be with boors but, at the same time, my spirit may be holding companionship with seers and sages.
THE ASCENT OF THE SOULAMORY H. BRADFORD
First awoke the vague sense that I ought to be doing something; that I was not meant for the fattening of boors!
LILITHGEORGE MACDONALD
And he prided himself upon his race and breeding, and considered our American men boors!
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCE, OCTOBER, 1877, VOL. XX. NO. 118VARIOUS
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