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  • adj. boorish; rude

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Boorish; rude.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Like a clodhopper; loutish; boorish; treading heavily, as one accustomed to walking on plowed land.

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Examples

  • Du Tertre-Jouan was nearly six feet high, and afraid of nobody -- a kind of clodhopping young rustic Hercules, and had proved his mettle quite recently -- when a brutal usher, whom I will call Monsieur

    The Martian

  • That being said, girlfriend is still awkwardly clodhopping around, there is zero hip action, and that oversized shawl is doing her no favors.

    Dancing with the Stars Episode Recap: Monday, Oct. 24, 2011

  • Within seconds of their arrival on stage, it was clear there was an excruciating gulf between ARE Weapons' opinion of themselves – they were nearly herniating themselves trying to be confrontational, to give off a Suicide-like aura of druggy Lower East Side sleaze – and the actual sound they were making, which was simultaneously clodhopping and feeble in the extreme.

    The worst gig we ever played: musicians on their on-stage lows

  • Every text reads like a directive; every work is interpreted with clodhopping literalism; all are construed as political messages.

    Picasso: Peace and Freedom

  • "It´s a good thing you are not a caucasian from the deep southern United States where your region of birth would identify you, no matter who you really were, as an ignorant redneck shoeless clodhopping moonshining poorly educated trailer trash racist pig bigoted xenophobic holy rolling reigious zealot who doesn´t know his ass from a hole in the ground."

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  • It´s a good thing you are not a caucasian from the deep southern United States where your region of birth would identify you, no matter who you really were, as an ignorant redneck shoeless clodhopping moonshining poorly educated trailer trash racist pig bigoted xenophobic holy rolling reigious zealot who doesn´t know his ass from a hole in the ground.

    Saying Goodbye - Disparaging Remarks

  • America's clodhopping sponsorship of Musharraf drove him to renege on the treaties with the tribal states, crazily fomenting a Pashtun insurgency.

    Simon Jenkins: Meddling in Pakistan

  • So when I got up and heard what I thought sounded like someone clodhopping on the roof and flashlight beams streaking across the courtyard I dismissed it and crawled back in bed. 15 minutes later I realized something illegal or important was going on and was awake enough to now respond to it.

    madrigle Diary Entry

  • But then, in Lie Dream, he starts dancing, lifting his feet up and down like a clodhopping puppet - that's the most animated I've _ever_ seen anyone in The Fall!

    FallNews

  • Another oafish Irish shearer, or a clodhopping yokel from some Wahine dairy farm?

    The Thorn Birds

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