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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