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noun as in clod

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A child who masters the classics will stand apart from the uncouth boors on the school bus.

This does not, of course, mean that all foreigners are drunken boors.

Why the digitizing technologists of Google Books et al not "anti-book boors" but possibly the "last romantics"?

The Poles were either (p. 002) dull and sluggish boors or haughty and elegant, pleasure-loving nobles.

It was the clergyman with some boors from the village, who immediately began to make search all over in the house.

The idleness, wickedness, extravagance and selfishness of women, make men the boors and egotists they are.

Then Sir Dagonet, seeing where those rude boors were eating their meal of food, came to them and stood amongst them.

The craft of the Italians is about to triumph over the simplicity of these German boors!


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to boors, such as: rube, oaf, philistine, goon, lout, and brute.

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