Boor



a churlish, rude, or unmannerly person.
a country bumpkin; rustic; yokel.
peasant.
Boer.
Historical Examples

The Secret of a Happy Home (1896) Marion Harland
The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 10, No. 58, August, 1862 Various
Ainslee’s magazine, Volume 16, No. 3, October, 1905 Various
The Gorgeous Girl Nalbro Bartley
The Expositor’s Bible: The Book of Exodus G. A. Chadwick
Girls and Women Harriet E. Paine (AKA E. Chester}
In the Fog Richard Harding Davis
Privy Seal Ford Madox Ford
Olive Dinah Maria Craik, (AKA Dinah Maria Mulock)
The Mission; or Scenes in Africa Captain Frederick Marryat

noun
an ill-mannered, clumsy, or insensitive person
n.

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