from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The state or characteristic of being a boor or of being boorish; boorish behaviour.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being boorish; clownish-ness; rusticity; coarseness of manners.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the manner of a rude or insensitive person
- n. inelegance by virtue of being an uncouth boor
Can't do much about the last -- boorishness is not illegal -- but plenty about the first two.
"The people were different, but their boorishness was the same," he said in an interview published Thursday in the daily newspaper Izvestia.
(For Khamstvo the dictionary suggests "boorishness" as a translation, but that seems too mild to my Russian sense of this word.)
However, it will find its legs with women young and old who will spark to a romance without the off-color humor and male boorishness that so often accompanies romantic fare these days.
I enjoyed Georgi Markov's memoir exposing the venality and boorishness of Todor Zhivkov's regime (which was, along with his radio broadcasts, to cost Markov his life), and Atanas Slavov's novel With the Precision of Bats.
She even overcomes the boorishness of art director Stan who, evidently quite unimpressed by her sacking of lewd cartoonist Joey a few episodes back, tries to sexually force himself on her, then gleefully lets her give her client presentation with lipstick smeared on her teeth.
She even overcomes the boorishness of art director Stan, who, evidently quite unimpressed by her sacking of lewd cartoonist Joey a few episodes back, tries to sexually force himself on her, then gleefully lets her give her client presentation with lipstick smeared on her teeth.
But when it comes to his alleged sexual boorishness, he stands condemned of being a man.
What would he do home — watch million dollar union militant athletes demonstrate boorishness and indifference to fundamentals?
The dynamic that brings people to DC as political journalists is fundamentally unhealthy – the worst ones get there and ascend, and by “the worst ones” I mean that they represent qualities most of us find distasteful, like boorishness and outsized sense of self-importance.