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an unrefined, rude person

Synonyms for boor

a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement

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As an active participant in support of the American-Israel relationship--exactly what Gershom Gorenberg ("It's Time for American Jews to Speak Up," March/April 2009) derides--I find his exhortations to his fellow American Jews boorishly condescending.
Next, the Europeans enter the scene upstage, behaving boorishly, evidently trying to decide where to go, and speaking gibberish that crescendos with the declaration "West
I was intrigued by the reference to being "quite boorishly behaved with Montgomery Clift.
This was the day when freedom was in pain And boorishness exulted boorishly.
To his amazement, Berenger finds Jean undergoing a distinct transformation, with his breathing becoming boorishly heavy, a bump growing on his forehead and his skin turning green.
He was depressive and overbearing, savagely masculine and boorishly American, but a hard-scrabble scribbler all the same, and he made an honest living, more or less, writing burly verse on a rough-cut plank and holding forth for New England villagers whose history was aboriginal slaughter, witch burnings, Revolutionary parricide and Civil War fratricide, backwoods incest, shed idiots, cruel winters, crop failures, and Industrial Depression.
At the tip-off, however, the referee boorishly mimicked a black dialect, right in front of Russell.
In the second rescue, which also takes place on stage, Melisendra is boorishly liberated by her husband--whom the boy-narrator has now upgraded to a "valeroso enojado.
From our current vantage some twenty years later, we can see that these stories are boosterish and boorishly nationalistic.
Those who behave boorishly, overindulge, and lack gratitude for the hospitality they receive will also be remembered, and not in a good way.
Such highbrow wording gives the impression that this is a more socially suitable method of begging for money than boorishly obvious pleas for cash.
What is so profoundly disturbing in that truth, is that armed with nothing but our weapons, we have neglected considerable cultural dynamics, continuing to maintain military bases in Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and other nations in the region, while still boorishly echoing Churchill's sentiments after the Sudanese battle at Omduran: "What enterprise that an enlightened community may attempt is more noble and profitable than the reclamation from barbarism of a fertile region and large populations?
Is it any wonder that many of our citizens are so disinterested in the governance of our land when our MPs behave so boorishly and then expect the rest of us to behave perfectly?
How could you, Brian, act so boorishly to a wife doing her best to patch up your marriage and struggling to forget her ex-lover?
The way pleasure inevitably, boorishly, demands payment.