- A boor is someone with bad manners.
An example of a boor is a drunk man at a party asking personal questions.
boor definition by Webster's New World
- Archaic a peasant or farm worker
- a rude, awkward, or ill-mannered person
Origin: Dutch boer ; from Middle Dutch gheboer, fellow dweller ; from ghe-, with, co- plush bouwen, to build, cultivate; akin to German bauer: see bondage
boor definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A person with rude, clumsy manners and little refinement.
- A peasant.
Origin: Dutch boer, from Middle Dutch gheboer; see bheuə- in Indo-European roots.