Definition of boorishness in US English:



  • See boorish

    • ‘What scared me wasn't his boorishness but the way he sounded delighted, as if he'd just realized these insights.’
    • ‘His boorishness has always been a display of power, never of passionate desire.’
    • ‘He swung from laying on the charm to cold-eyed boorishness and rudeness with alarming alacrity.’
    • ‘For years they smirked at the boorishness of patriotism, until it occurred to them: Why scoff when you can hijack?’
    • ‘But I look around me and I see too much introverted, narrow-minded, self-congratulating boorishness.’