What does the word boor mean?

Usage examples for boor

  1. And what a beauty she is, to be thrown away on such a boor! – Bred in the Bone by James Payn
  2. 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 by Arnold Bennett