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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Boor \Boor\ (b[=oo]r), n. [D. boer farmer, boor; akin to AS.
geb[=u]r countryman, G. bauer; fr. the root of AS. b[=u]an to
inhabit, and akin to E. bower, be. Cf. Neighbor, Boer,
and Big to build.]
1. A husbandman; a peasant; a rustic; esp. a clownish or
2. A Dutch, German, or Russian peasant; esp. a Dutch colonist
in South Africa, Guiana, etc.: a boer.
3. A rude ill-bred person; one who is clownish in manners.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or
refinement [syn: peasant, barbarian, boor, churl,
Goth, tyke, tike]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
73 Moby Thesaurus words for "boor":
Babbitt, Philistine, arriviste, backwoodsman, barbarian, blockhead,
blunderer, blunderhead, boob, botcher, bounder, bourgeois, bucolic,
buffoon, bumbler, bumpkin, bungler, cad, churl, clod, clodhopper,
clodknocker, clot, clown, country bumpkin, dolt, epicier, farmer,
fumbler, galoot, gawk, gawky, goop, gowk, groundling, guttersnipe,
hayseed, hick, hillbilly, hooligan, hoyden, ill-bred fellow, klutz,
looby, loon, lout, low fellow, lubber, lummox, mucker,
nouveau riche, oaf, ox, parvenu, peasant, philistine, provincial,
ribald, rough, roughneck, rowdy, rube, ruffian, rustic, slob,
slouch, slubberer, swain, upstart, vulgarian, vulgarist, yahoo,
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