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Princeton's WordNet

  1. peasant, barbarian, boor, churl, Goth, tyke, tike(noun)

    a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement


  1. boor(Noun)

    A peasant.

  2. boor(Noun)

    A Boer, white South African of Dutch or Huguenot descent

  3. boor(Noun)

    A yokel, country bumpkin,

  4. boor(Noun)

    An uncultured person

  5. Origin: From boer.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Boor(noun)

    a husbandman; a peasant; a rustic; esp. a clownish or unrefined countryman

  2. Boor(noun)

    a Dutch, German, or Russian peasant; esp. a Dutch colonist in South Africa, Guiana, etc.: a boer

  3. Boor(noun)

    a rude ill-bred person; one who is clownish in manners

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Boor

    bōōr, n. a countryman, a peasant: a Dutch colonist in South Africa: a coarse or awkward person.—adj. Boor′ish, like a boor: awkward or rude.—adv. Boor′ishly.—n. Boor′ishness. [Dut. boer; Ger. bauer. The A.S. gebúr, a farmer, may explain the East Anglian bor, neighbour, as a form of address.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of boor in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of boor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of boor in a Sentence

  1. J. William Fulbright:

    When public men indulge themselves in abuse, when they deny others a fair trial, when they resort to innuendo and insinuation, to libel, scandal, and suspicion, then our democratic society is outraged, and democracy is baffled. It has no apparatus to deal with the boor, the liar, the lout, and the antidemocrat in general.

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