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boor

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Noun

CIDE DICTIONARY

boorn. [D. boer farmer, boor; akin to AS. geb countryman, G. bauer; fr. the root of AS. b to inhabit, and akin to E. bower, be. Cf. Neighbor, Boer, and Big to build.].
  •  A husbandman; a peasant; a rustic; esp. a clownish or unrefined countryman.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A Dutch, German, or Russian peasant; esp. a Dutch colonist in South Africa, Guiana, etc.: a boer.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A rude ill-bred person; one who is clownish in manners.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

boor, n.
1 a rude, ill-mannered person.
2 a clumsy person.

Derivative
boorish adj. boorishly adv. boorishness n.
Etymology
LG bur or Du. boer farmer: cf. BOWER(3)

THESAURUS

boor

Babbitt, Philistine, arriviste, backwoodsman, barbarian, blockhead, blunderer, blunderhead, boob, botcher, bounder, bourgeois, bucolic, buffoon, bumbler, bumpkin, bungler, cad, churl, clod, clodhopper, clodknocker, clot, clown, country bumpkin, dolt, epicier, farmer, fumbler, galoot, gawk, gawky, goop, gowk, groundling, guttersnipe, hayseed, hick, hillbilly, hooligan, hoyden, ill-bred fellow, klutz, looby, loon, lout, low fellow, lubber, lummox, mucker, nouveau riche, oaf, ox, parvenu, peasant, philistine, provincial, ribald, rough, roughneck, rowdy, rube, ruffian, rustic, slob, slouch, slubberer, swain, upstart, vulgarian, vulgarist, yahoo, yokel

ROGET THESAURUS

boor

Commonalty

N commonality, commonalty, democracy, obscurity, low condition, low life, low society, low company, bourgeoisie, mass of the people, mass of society, Brown Jones and Robinson, lower classes, humbler classes, humbler orders, vulgar herd, common herd, rank and file, hoc genus omne, the many, the general, the crowd, the people, the populace, the multitude, the million, the masses, the mobility, the peasantry, king Mob, proletariat, fruges consumere nati, demos, hoi polloi, great unwashed, man in the street, mob, rabble, rabble rout, chaff, rout, horde, canaille, scum of the people, residuum of the people, dregs of the people, dregs of society, swinish multitude, foex populi, trash, profanum vulgus, ignobile vulgus, vermin, riffraff, ragtag and bobtail, small fry, commoner, one of the people, democrat, plebeian, republican, proletary, proletaire, roturier, Mr, Snooks, bourgeois, epicier, Philistine, cockney, grisette, demimonde, peasant, countryman, boor, carle, churl, villain, villein, terrae filius, son of the land, serf, kern, tyke, tike, chuff, ryot, fellah, longshoreman, swain, clown, hind, clod, clodhopper, hobnail, yokel, bog-trotter, bumpkin, plowman, plowboy, rustic, hayseed, lunkhead, chaw-bacon, tiller of the soil, hewers of wood and drawers of water, groundling, gaffer, loon, put, cub, Tony Lumpkin, looby, rube, lout, underling, gamin, rough, pot- wallopper, slubberdegullion, vulgar fellow, low fellow, cad, curmudgeon, upstart, parvenu, skipjack, nobody, nobody one knows, hesterni quirites, pessoribus orti, bourgeois gentilhomme, novus homo, snob, gent, mushroom, no one knows who, adventurer, man of straw, beggar, gaberlunzie, muckworm, mudlark, sans culotte, raff, tatterdemalion, caitiff, ragamuffin, Pariah, outcast of society, tramp, vagabond, bezonian, panhandler, sundowner, chiffonnier, Cinderella, cinderwench, scrub, jade, gossoon, Goth, Vandal, Hottentot, Zulu, savage, barbarian, Yahoo, unlicked cub, rough diamond, barbarousness, barbarism, boeotia, ignoble, common, mean, low, base, vile, sorry, scrubby, beggarly, below par, no great shakes, homely, homespun, vulgar, low-minded, snobbish, plebeian, proletarian, of low parentage, of low origin, of low extraction, of mean parentage, of mean origin, of mean extraction, lowborn, baseborn, earthborn, mushroom, dunghill, risen from the ranks, unknown to fame, obscure, untitled, rustic, uncivilized, loutish, boorish, clownish, churlish, brutish, raffish, rude, unlicked, barbarous, barbarian, barbaric, barbaresque, cockney, born within sound of Bow bells, underling, menial, subaltern, below the salt, dummodo sit dives barbarus ipse placet.


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