boor boor  /ˈbʊr/


  • (n) a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement



  1. John's reality show started with a bang but now increasingly the audience thinks that he is a conceited boor.
  2. The more Sally tries to impress the audience, the more she comes out as a boor.


  1. Ryan Madson may not pitch in 2013

    In a column posted earlier today,’s William Boor suggests that Angels reliever Ryan Madson may not pitch in 2013. Madson, recovering from Tommy John surgery, was expected to pitch at some point in the first half, but as he felt elbow soreness after one one-inning rehab appearance with Single-A Inland Empire on May 13,…
    on June 24, 2013     Source: NBC Sports: HardballTalk

  2. Police reports

    Hutchinson Police Department Tuesday, 3:18 a.m. - Shayla N. Boor, 21, Hutchinson, reported advising ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Hutchinson News


  1. Professor Eagleton began it with a curious attack on Amis's father, Kingsley, as a "racist, anti-Semitic boor, a drink-sodden, self-hating reviler of women, gays and liberals", and going on to charge the son with inheriting some of those traits:...
    on Oct 16, 2007 By: Terry Eagleton Source: Times Online

  2. His sister, the novelist Elizabeth Jane Howard, Sir Kingsley's second wife, writes in another letter: "Kingsley was never a racist, nor an anti-Semitic boor. Our four great friends who witnessed our wedding were three Jews and one homosexual. I...
    on Oct 9, 2007 By: Elizabeth Jane Howard Source:

  3. "It will be shot in Bangalore. And I play a very stylish cop, actually a detective, quite a change from the boor in my last release 'Virumandi'," says Kamal, currently in Korea for a film festival where his last blockbuster "Virumandi" is being...
    on Jul 22, 2004 By: Kamal Haasan Source: GlamSham

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