HyperDic: churl

English > 3 senses of the word churl:
NOUNperson churl, peasant, barbarian, boor, Goth, tyke, tikea crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement
person churl, niggard, skinflint, scroogea selfish person who is unwilling to give or spend
person churl, grouch, grump, crank, crosspatcha bad-tempered person
English > churl: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement.
Synonymspeasant, barbarian, boor, Goth, tyke, tike
Broaderunpleasant person, disagreeable personA person who is not pleasant or agreeable
Spanishbárbaro, basto, bestia, charro, grosero, montañero, palurdo, patán, zamarro, zambombo
Catalanbàrbar, barroer, bast, bèstia, groller, pallús, talòs
English > churl: 3 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA selfish person who is unwilling to give or spend.
Synonymsniggard, skinflint, scrooge
NarrowerpinchgutA niggardly person who starves himself (and others)
BroaderhoarderA person who accumulates things and hides them away for future use
Spanishavaro, tacaño
Catalangarrepa
English > churl: 3 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA bad-tempered person.
Synonymsgrouch, grump, crank, crosspatch
Narrowercrab, crabby personA quarrelsome grouch
fire-eater, hotheadA belligerent grouch
misanthrope, misanthropistsomeone who dislikes people in general
Broaderunpleasant person, disagreeable personA person who is not pleasant or agreeable
Spanishcascarrabias, gruñón, polvorilla, quejica
Catalanremugador, rondinaire

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