Definition of bosthoon in English:

bosthoon

Line breaks: bost|hoon
Pronunciation: /ˈbɒstuːn/

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(also bostoon)

noun

Irish
An uncouth or ignorant man or boy.

Origin

mid 19th century: from Irish bastún.

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