Boor definition

bo͝or
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A person with rude, clumsy manners and little refinement.
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A rude, awkward, or ill-mannered person.
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A boor is someone with bad manners.

An example of a boor is a drunk man at a party asking personal questions.

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A peasant.
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A Boer, white South African of Dutch or Huguenot descent.
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(archaic) A peasant or farm worker.
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A yokel, country bumpkin,
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An uncultured person.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
boor
Plural:
boors

Origin of boor

  • Dutch boer from Middle Dutch gheboer bheuə- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Dutch boer (“peasant”).

    From Wiktionary