HyperDic: boorish

English > 1 sense of the word boorish:
ADJECTIVEallboorish, loutish, neanderthal, neandertal, oafish, swinishill-mannered and coarse and contemptible in behavior or appearance
boorish > pronunciation
Rhymesabolish ... Yiddish: 161 rhymes with ihsh...
English > boorish: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningill-mannered and coarse and contemptible in behavior or appearance.
Example"was boorish and insensitive"
Synonymsloutish, neanderthal, neandertal, oafish, swinish
Broaderunrefined(used of persons and their behavior) not refined
Spanishbasto, bestial, brutal, bruto, grosero, rudo, soez, tosco, zafio
Catalanbast, groller, grosser, rude, tosc
Nounsboorishnessthe manner of a rude or insensitive person
Adverbsboorishlylike a boor, "he behaved boorishly at the party"

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