[ US /ˈbʊɹɪʃ/ ]
[ UK /bˈɔːɹɪʃ/ ]
[ UK /bˈɔːɹɪʃ/ ]
ill-mannered and coarse and contemptible in behavior or appearance
the loutish manners of a bully
was boorish and insensitive
her stupid oafish husband
aristocratic contempt for the swinish multitude
How To Use boorish In A Sentence
- Sturges was also quick to spot the feral intensity of Lee Marvin and Ernest Borgnine's brutal boorishness, using them to give Bad Day At Black Rock its seething core of twisted hatred.
- The people were different, but their boorishness was the same," he said in an interview published Thursday in the daily newspaper Izvestia. Chron.com Chronicle
- In interview, he'll often segue into a boorish, rambling mode which - while always hilarious - still seems like performance.
- It perpetuates the image of the boorish, boerewors eating, brandy drinking supporter when, in fact, our supporters are highly intelligent with a keen understanding of the game.
- A deserved multi-award-winner that's almost savoury but never boorish. Times, Sunday Times
- Over the next few days I witnessed more of his boorish behaviour, to the annoyance of many around him. Times, Sunday Times
- He was vain, egotistical, boorish and gloriously insensitive.
- The girl's afore-mentioned burden - a phenomenon - had been perpetually exacerbated by Carl's boorish, bullying behaviour towards her.
- Mountains of northern Spain leave their poor country for a time for the richer provinces of Portugal and Spain, where they become porters, water-carriers and scavengers, and are known as boorish, but industrious and honest. Influences of Geographic Environment On the Basis of Ratzel's System of Anthropo-Geography
- He was lucky to have got away with his boorish behaviour towards women for so long. The Sun