boorish


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Synonyms for boorish

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Synonyms for boorish

ill-mannered and coarse and contemptible in behavior or appearance

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Here, the boorish yet successful educator subjects himself to 16 full-time Tech students and eventually picks out one who, after joining the team for practice in the upcoming summer and fall, might be invited to sit on the Red Raiders' bench for the 2006-07 season.
Wales' World Cup campaign also saw their own anthem and England's interrupted by boorish fans during the two qualifiers between the teams.
We're operating in an infosphere where a CEO could get nailed for unethical or boorish behavior minutes after he makes a speech, because his words are blogged and distributed via RSS faster than you can say "Reuters report.
His newest re-creation, The Raleigh, has the beautiful crowds--and boorish service--Miami was made for.
The false tale of the gutted museum had its pictures-misleading images of smashed displays-and even its mythic elements, especially the villainous role assigned to supposedly boorish Americans indifferent to antiquity.
We ask ourselves whether the kids are any better off having Leave it To Beaver and Father Knows Best replaced by the boorish Homer Simpson.
At my worst, though, it has turned me quite boorish when my words were not readily embraced by those who, according to traditional norms, were supposed to heed me.
Compared with Mikhail Gorbachev, who won adulation in the capitalist world even as his reputation plunged at home, the politician who finally destroyed the Soviet Union seemed boorish, erratic, an embarrassment in Washington or London.
The boorish, Dino De Laurentiis--esque producer (Giancarlo Giannini) has fired the film's arty European director, Andrzej (Gerard Depardieu), for insisting upon on a typically ambiguous ending, a la nouvelle vague.
When Lyndon Baines Johnson became president on November 22, 1963, he was considered by many in the beltway establishment to be a boorish hick--bossy, uncouth, and larger than life.
I will not miss the emasculated government members howling because they do not understand the difference between intelligent heckling and boorish noise.
Gifford's debate, life-loving Atheos's doubt condemns him while Zelotes, a boorish believer, is an elect.
The songs often ridicule the boorish peasant youths who are the knight's rivals for the village beauty.
Robert Muchembled, as always interested in the difference between high culture and low, explores an evolving French sense of the early-modern boorish.
Either the FA should have listened two months ago when we told them Allardyce was a greedy boorish oaf or they should have stuck by their man, however boorish and greedy and oafish he had been while half-cut at a meeting with pretend businessmen talking about a makebelieve company.