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  • adj. of or relating to ancient Boeotia or its people or to the dialect spoken there in classical times


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  • [A boeotian enters, followed by his slave, who is carrying a large assortment of articles of food, and by a troop of flute players.]

    The Acharnians

  • Too bad I'm too boeotian to know how to pronounce it correctly.

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  • A+++ funny stuff and much funnier than polack jokes! hilarious that you directed the boeotian jokes to one of our resident polacks - HD! no, this is going to be more attenuated than you and HD are going with this.

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  • dull
    "Her personality was very boeotian"

    November 1, 2010

  • *proffers a potty while the prize panjandrum has a vowel movement*

    October 21, 2008

  • too many vowels.

    December 17, 2007

  • Also:Boeotian (a.) Of or pertaining to Boeotia; hence, stupid; dull; obtuse.

    Boeotian (n.) A native of Boeotia; also, one who is dull and ignorant.

    December 16, 2007