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A boor is a clumsy or ill-mannered person. A boar is (1) a species of wild pig, and (2) the adult male of several species of mammals. Bore also has several definitions relating to holes—most generally, (1) to make a hole through, and (2) a hole made by boring. Bore synonyms, bore pronunciation, bore translation, English dictionary definition of bore. To drill; a wearisome person; past tense of bear: She bore her pain without complaining. Not to be confused with: boar – an animal boor – a peasant; a. Boor - a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement churl, Goth, tike, tyke, barbarian, peasant disagreeable person, unpleasant person - a person who is not pleasant or agreeable Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc. BOOR is listed in the World's largest and most authoritative dictionary database of abbreviations and acronyms. BOOR - What does BOOR stand for? The Free Dictionary. Boor /bʊə $ bʊr/ noun countable a man who behaves in a very rude way —boorish adjective —boorishly adverb Examples from the Corpus boor. Of course, the young man reveals himself as a boor, and pays rather messily for it. Damn sight more than that boor behind the bar.


Boor may refer to:

  • boor, a peasant or uncultured person; one who lacks in education, knowledge, refinement and social graces
    • bur, defined by the Rambam (Maimonides). A bur is a person having neither (ethical) Torah education nor virtues of manners (derekh eretz) nor the ability to acquire them. Commonly translated as 'boor'.
  • Balanda Boor, also Boor, an ethnic group in South Sudan
  • The Boor (play) or The Bear, an 1888 play by Anton Chekhov
  • The Boor (opera), a 1968 opera by Ulysses Kay based on Chekhov's play
  • The Boor, a 1957 opera, first performed in 2017, by Dominick Argento
  • The Boors, an 18th-century comedy by Carlo Goldoni


See also[edit]


  • de Boor, surname disambiguation page

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