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boo rish

  • s  ill-mannered and coarse and contemptible in behavior or appearance
    was boorish and insensitive

  • Far from being a socialist left-winger, Keynes (pronounced canes) was a high-caste Establishment leader who disdained what he called "the boorish proletariat" and said: "For better .
  • Mariam is the illegitimate daughter of a wealthy playboy, forced into a loveless marriage to the boorish shoemaker Rasheed.
  • Adrian Dennis AFP Getty The new code was instituted after Rashid Nurgaliyev, head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, admitted that police have a "sometimes boorish attitude .
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  • Garcia tries to move on after gaffe with Woods
    ARDMORE, Pa. — Sergio Garcia already has drawn the ire of Tiger Woods. The Philly crowd could be on him next. Garcia could feel the wrath — and hear those familiar boos — from fans who have largely embraced Woods following his two-year run in suburban Philadelphia with the AT&T National. Garcia's "fried chicken" comment about Woods and other incidents of boorish behavior, notably, a run-in with ...
    June 12, 2013 - Boston Herald
  • Sergio Garcia tries to move on after gaffe with Tiger Woods
    ARDMORE, Pa. — Sergio Garcia already has drawn the ire of Tiger Woods. The Philly crowd could be on him next. Garcia could feel the wrath — and hear those familiar boos — from fans who have largely embraced Woods following his two-year run in suburban Philadelphia with the AT&T National. Garcia's "fried chicken" comment about Woods and other incidents of boorish behavior, notably, a run-in with ...
    June 12, 2013 - Boston Herald
  • Theater Of The Absurd: Have Audiences Lost Their Manners?
    Margot Adler looks at Broadway audiences and whether they've gotten more boorish.
    June 11, 2013 - NPR
Quotes

  • Sophie Mirabella in NEWS.com.au
    The AWB saw an emerging threat to their lucrative market that was being taken up by a fast-growing number of grain growers, and they immediately sought control of it through a boorish takeover,Mrs Mirabella said.
  • Andrew Bolt in MSN India
    As the first prominent sportsperson on this island to come out...... he has challenged that boorish machismo that still underpins a lot of Irish society and a lot of GAA life. And he has challenged those of us who by our silence are accomplices in... Tom Humphries http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tom_Humphries&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGIHF02WecxLJb_R2Q2KXz8WNlI6g AFP http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5hDY2tgs4Zon5M-V0WJBjMEC_URVw&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNH3SK4PNJ_sAXWmhx_ZQT4o4_Lrzg Oct 22, 2009 11695 16142 boorish But such is our boorish love of the oi-oi-oi macho that few Australians want to believe we're no better than the Indians we're so keen to condemn. Sure enough, Singh is no angel, and India's cricket administrators have acted like thugs against the...

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