What does churlish mean?

Definitions for churlish
ˈtʃɜr lɪʃchurl·ish

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. churlishadjective

    rude and boorish

  2. churlishadjective

    having a bad disposition; surly

    "churlish as a bear"- Shakespeare

Wiktionary

  1. churlishadjective

    of or pertaining to a serf, peasant, or rustic

    Etymology: From late cierlisc, from . Meaning "deliberately rude" is late 14c.

  2. churlishadjective

    rude, surly, ungracious

    Etymology: From late cierlisc, from . Meaning "deliberately rude" is late 14c.

  3. churlishadjective

    stingy or grudging

    Etymology: From late cierlisc, from . Meaning "deliberately rude" is late 14c.

  4. churlishadjective

    difficult to till, lacking pliancy; unmanageable

    Etymology: From late cierlisc, from . Meaning "deliberately rude" is late 14c.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Churlishadjective

    like a churl; rude; cross-grained; ungracious; surly; illiberal; niggardly

  2. Churlishadjective

    wanting pliancy; unmanageable; unyielding; not easily wrought; as, a churlish soil; the churlish and intractable nature of some minerals

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of churlish in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of churlish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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