Definition of boorish in English:

boorish

Line breaks: boor|ish
Pronunciation: /ˈbɔːrɪʃ
 
, ˈbʊərɪʃ
 
/

adjective

Derivatives

boorishly

adverb
More example sentences
  • The 73-year old former street-brawler now comes across as more of a genial, boorishly humorous gameshow host.
  • He yawned boorishly and stretched his arms above his head of crimson spiky hair, leaning backwards for some emphasis of his boredom.
  • For my grandfather, cops-much like baseball players and army veterans-acted as if their uniform gave them a license to behave boorishly.

boorishness

noun
More example sentences
  • He swung from laying on the charm to cold-eyed boorishness and rudeness with alarming alacrity.
  • But I look around me and I see too much introverted, narrow-minded, self-congratulating boorishness.
  • For years they smirked at the boorishness of patriotism, until it occurred to them: Why scoff when you can hijack?

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