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BOORISHNESS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does boorishness mean? 

BOORISHNESS (noun)
  The noun BOORISHNESS has 2 senses:

1. the manner of a rude or insensitive person
2. inelegance by virtue of being an uncouth boor

  Familiarity information: BOORISHNESS used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BOORISHNESS (noun)


Sense 1boorishness [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The manner of a rude or insensitive person

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Hypernyms ("boorishness" is a kind of...):

discourtesy; rudeness (a manner that is rude and insulting)


Sense 2boorishness [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Inelegance by virtue of being an uncouth boor

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

uncouthness; boorishness

Hypernyms ("boorishness" is a kind of...):

inelegance (the quality of lacking refinement and good taste)


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