boor

Part of speech: noun

A coarse rustic; a rude fellow.

Part of speech: noun

A Dutch peasant.

Part of speech: noun

Same as BOER.

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Usage examples "boor":

  1. Will you suffer that this peasant boor Appelmann should kiss the noble Sidonia as she lay there faint and insensible? - "Sidonia The Sorceress V1", William Mienhold.
  2. And what a beauty she is, to be thrown away on such a boor! - "Bred in the Bone", James Payn.
  3. Thus the excitement in the house was an 'old' excitement, and, like Constance's desire to look smart, it had its ridiculous side, which was also its tragic side, the side that would have made a boor guffaw, and a hysterical fool cry, and a wise man meditate sadly upon the earth's fashion of renewing itself. - "The Old Wives' Tale", Arnold Bennett.