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boor / boŏr/ • n. a rude, unmannerly person: at last the big obnoxious boor had been dealt a stunning blow for his uncouth and belligerent manner. ∎ a clumsy person. ∎ a peasant; a yokel. DERIVATIVES: boor·ish adj. boor·ish·ly adv. boor·ish·ness n.

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boor husbandman XV; Dutch or German peasant XVI (Dutch colonist, BOER XIX); rustic ill-mannered fellow XVI. — LG. būr or Du. boer (f. Gmc. stem *bū- dwell, see BOWER1).

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