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boo rish nuhs

  • n  the manner of a rude or insensitive person
  • n  inelegance by virtue of being an uncouth boor

  • Rabbit is not a character calculated to inspire affection, but he is an unflinchingly authentic specimen of American manhood, and his boorishness makes his rare moments of .
  • As more corporations adopt codes of conduct that outlaw boorishness, we may see managers stapling the broken contract to the pink slip.
  • Like many scolds, Spitzer seemed to believe his burning pursuit of right justified any personal failings his boorishness, the overweening use of his offices and, one presumes .
News & Articles

  • From ‘We Saw Your Boobs’ to ‘Abortion Barbie’: The Year in Sexism
    Oscars host Seth McFarlane's "We Saw Your Boobs" song was sexist, but not entirely unfitting for Hollywood, our columnist alleges. For the fairer sex, 2013 brought its share of slut-shaming, rape-excusing, abortion-denying, boob-obsessing and all-round double-standard misogynist boorishness. Hey, now! February: A global audience enjoyed Seth MacFarlane performing a frat boy song and dance ...
    Dec. 31, 2013 - The New York Observer
Quotes

  • Rashid Nurgaliyev in RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
    To our deep regret, there are cases of police officers abusing their authority, demonstrating low moral values, indifference, callousness, and boorishness toward citizens, whose rights they are supposed to protect,Nurgaliyev said. "A...
  • Lev Grossman in CNN International
    Rabbit is not a character calculated to inspire affection, but he is an unflinchingly authentic specimen of American manhood, and his boorishness makes his rare moments of vulnerability and empathy that much more heartbreaking,wrote Time's...
  • Bob Costas in Bleacher Report
    Incivility, boorishness and crassness are everywhere in the idiot culture that we live in,says veteran sportscaster Bob Costas. "And yet we celebrate all this as edginess. This behavior is encouraged."

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