BOORISH in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of BOORISH
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 a.  rude and clumsy in behavior; ungentlemanly; awkward in manners
Classic Sentence:
1  These, after exhausting other modes of amusement, now thronged about Hester Prynne with rude and boorish intrusiveness.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
2  We became particularly hot upon some boorish sneer of Drummle's, to the effect that we were too free with our money.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXVI
3  I was almost on the point of forgiving you for your former boorish conduct but now I shan't do it.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
4  Now, quiet your ruffled feathers and overlook my boorish remarks about the proud and honorable Ashley.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
5  The letters of the name of Dublin lay heavily upon his mind, pushing one another surlily hither and thither with slow boorish insistence.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 3
6  Honesty and courtesy in business are preferable to boorishness and exposed trickery, but this is not to be taken personally, since all persons in Gopher Prairie are known to be honest and courteous.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
Example Sentence:
1  Natasha was embarrassed by her fellow spy's boorish behavior.