Boorishly
Boorish Boor"ish, a. Like a boor; clownish; uncultured; unmannerly. -- {Boor"ish*ly}, adv. -- {Boor"ish*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

Which is in truth a gross and boorish opinion. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


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  • boorishly — boor ► NOUN ▪ a rough and bad mannered person. DERIVATIVES boorish adjective boorishly adverb boorishness noun. ORIGIN Low German b r or Dutch boer farmer …   English terms dictionary

  • boorishly — adverb like a boor, he behaved boorishly at the party • Derived from adjective: ↑boorish …   Useful english dictionary

  • boorishly — adverb see boorish …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • boorishly — See boorish. * * * …   Universalium

  • boorishly — adverb In a boorish manner; uncultured. See Also: boor, boorish, boorishness …   Wiktionary

  • boorishly — adv. piggishly, rudely, insensitively …   English contemporary dictionary

  • boorishly — boor·ish·ly …   English syllables

  • boorishly — See: boorish …   English dictionary

  • boorish — boorishly, adv. boorishness, n. /boor ish/, adj. of or like a boor; unmannered; crude; insensitive. [1555 65; BOOR + ISH1] Syn. coarse, uncouth, loutish, churlish. BOORISH, OAFISH, RUDE, UNCOUTH all describe persons, acts, manners, or mannerisms… …   Universalium

  • boorish — adjective Date: 1562 resembling or befitting a boor (as in crude insensitivity) • boorishly adverb • boorishness noun Synonyms: boorish, churlish, loutish, clownish mean uncouth in manners or appearance. boorish …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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