- s rude and boorish
- s having a bad disposition; surly
churlish as a bear"- Shakespeare
- HONG KONG It would be churlish to criticize President Obamas Cairo address to the Muslim world.
- But its churlish to point out all the antecedents.
- The term is a favorite of churlish commentators, who use it to mock architects whose increasingly flamboyant buildings, in their minds, are more about fashion and money than .
- Duncan McNeil in Buckingham Today
Labour MSP Duncan McNeil said: "We don't want to be churlish on a day like this, but today is a Parliament occasion and it is important that the integrity is held. I think there was, across the parties and observers,"
- Bob Rae in The Barrie Examiner
Still, Liberal foreign affairs critic Bob Rae said: "It would be churlish for us to suggest the government hasn't come a very long way in adopting our motion."