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  • noun

Synonyms for boor

Synonyms for boor

an unrefined, rude person

Synonyms for boor

a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement

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That ill-mannered boor, the Jed of Gathol," she replied.
He is a mere boor, a log, a brute, with no address in life.
is a man to be horsewhipped by a boor and love him for it?
I feel as out-of-place as Goldilocks when the petrol-headed other half sits down to watch the three boors revving around the unfortunate area they've chosen for their latest adventure.
Not since Ivan the Terrible sent a rude letter to Queen Bess, calling her an old maid surrounded by boors, has there been such public Russian dismay directed at the British throne.
Tony Holmes, Abingdon Use for a bigger sticker Perhaps racecourses could use big stickers to put over the mouths of the alcoholfuelled boors who spoil a day at the races far more often than people without ties.
If I am not mistaken she is even insulting the Boors with her silly cliches and adjectives which serve to undermine the credibility and character of all English people living in Wales How she can say, without being in trouble with the law, that, "No other nation would behave in such way and therefore they must be English", beats me.
Gary's "Poe" had Saul's boors doled mates--Kay's Phil's!
The "obstacle course" will culminate in the savage pulping of perfectly innocent wedding cakes, recalling the Monty Python sketch about the "Upper Class Twit of the Year" competition in which posh boors circled a track engaging in all manner of rude behavior.
Children's boors by celebrities always sell, right?
SIR - Rather than take the Tardis back to the days of Glyndwr, as suggested by I Price (April 14), perhaps Plaid Cymru and its '250 supporters' should go forward a few hundred years to a democratic Welsh republic bereft of unctuous political timeservers and anti-Welsh boors with mega chips on their shoulders.
The ensuing flap found commentators across the political spectrum cast in familiar roles: liberals deriding conservatives as dumb, ignorant boors and conservatives deriding liberals as egg-headed, arrogant elitists.
Manic boors like Barrymore always exploit the desire of their victims to be a good sport.
She was never a racist, never anti-Semitic, prejudiced only against boors and bores.
And then the cops responsible - unlike the boors on COPS - are reminded of, or given, lessons in political correctness, so that they, and we, feel better.