Definition of boorishly in English:


Pronunciation /ˈbʊərɪʃli//ˈbɔːrɪʃli/


  • See boorish

    • ‘Seeing the camera, everyone acts boorishly and jostles to get in front.’
    • ‘He yawned boorishly and stretched his arms above his head of crimson spiky hair, leaning backwards for some emphasis of his boredom.’
    • ‘For my grandfather, cops-much like baseball players and army veterans-acted as if their uniform gave them a license to behave boorishly.’
    • ‘I tried not to gleam as I saw the principal's eyes enlarged with surprise; he had expected me to either kept quiet or curse boorishly.’
    • ‘The 73-year old former street-brawler now comes across as more of a genial, boorishly humorous gameshow host.’