Boorish

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  • ill-mannered and coarse and contemptible in behavior or appearance; "was boorish and insensitive"; "the loutish manners of a bully"; "her stupid oafish husband"; "aristocratic contempt for the swinish multitude"

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  • The 10 best country music records of 2014
    Beyond boorish bro-country there were plenty of rich, emotional records that stretched the definitions of the genre while remaining true to its roots So much great country music came out in 2014. There was music that felt raw and real and far removed from the banal stuff you’re likely to hear on country radio, where fiddle and pedal steel have been reduced to me Read more on this news related to 'Boorish'
  • Turner Was A Brute, But He Painted With Romantic Radiance
    One of Britain's best-loved artists, J.M.W. Turner, has been brought to life on the big screen. A new film paints him as an occasionally boorish man who turns out incandescent work. Read more on this news related to 'Boorish'
  • Former student gets 22-36 months for assaulting freshman
    BLOOMSBURG, Pa. - Calling it "a boorish, brazen, savage intrusion," Columbia County Court Judge Gary E. Norton sentenced Angel Cruz to 22 to 36 months in prison Monday for the Feb. 23 punch that devastated Jackie Lithgow's life. Read more on this news related to 'Boorish'

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