1. A person with rude, clumsy manners and little refinement.
2. A peasant.
[Dutch boer, from Middle Dutch gheboer; see bheuə- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
Synonyms: boor, barbarian, churl, vulgarian, yahoo
These nouns denote an uncouth and uncultivated person: loud tourists behaving like boors; a barbarian uninterested in the art exhibit; offended by the churl's lack of manners; refused to invite the vulgarian to the reception; acted like a yahoo at the restaurant.
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