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See definition of cloddish on Dictionary.com
  • as inboorish
  • as inchurlish
  • as incrude
  • as indoltish
  • as inloutish

synonyms for cloddish

  • barbaric
  • churlish
  • coarse
  • impolite
  • rude
  • tasteless
  • uncivilized
  • vulgar
  • bad-mannered
  • bearish
  • cantankerous
  • clodhopping
  • clownish
  • clumsy
  • countrified
  • gross
  • gruff
  • ill-bred
  • ill-mannered
  • inurbane
  • loud
  • loutish
  • lowbred
  • oafish
  • ornery
  • out of line
  • out-of-order
  • provincial
  • rough
  • rustic
  • swinish
  • ugly
  • uncouth
  • uncultured
  • uneducated
  • ungracious
  • unpoised
  • unpolished
  • unrefined
See also synonyms for: cloddishness
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antonyms for cloddish

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  • delicate
  • gentle
  • kind
  • mannerly
  • nice
  • pleasant
  • polished
  • polite
  • refined
  • smooth
  • sophisticated
  • charming
  • cultured
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      How to use cloddish in a sentence

      Raw-boned, angular, cloddish but as strong as a mule, he towered over her in a maddening atmosphere of proprietorship.
      DESERT DUSTEDWIN L. SABIN
      Two cloddish-looking contadini stood gazing at him, rapt in awe.
      A GIRL AMONG THE ANARCHISTSISABEL MEREDITH
      The historian remarks: "The cloddish, shiftless farmer is perhaps safer in Massachusetts."
      A TRUTHFUL WOMAN IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIAKATE SANBORN
      There is something in a moonlit night at sea that must touch in the most cloddish heart a spring of fancy.
      THE SHOES OF FORTUNENEIL MUNRO
      It should rather be an expression of his grand unnatural remoteness from the cloddish life.
      CROME YELLOWALDOUS HUXLEY
      She was no longer a cloddish lump of horseflesh, but an individual, a soul; Gregg's hand fell from his gun.
      THE SEVENTH MANMAX BRAND
      But how would it have been with a cloddish unimaginative fellow, whom nature never intended should understand Shakspere?
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