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 Translation for 'boor' from English to Hungarian
NOUN   a boor | boors
SYNO barbarian | boor | churl | ...
szitok
bunkó {noun} [szl.]
boor
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Translation for 'boor' from English to Hungarian

boor
bunkó {noun} [szl.]szitok
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Usage Examples English
  • Finnish Kalo has 8 pairs of long and short vowels. as in "bur" 'through' versus "buur" 'boor' or allophonic as in "baaro"/"baro" 'big'.
  • His opponents of the upper class often accused him of being an inelegant boor while his rivals among the liberals sometimes suspected him of being an opportunist and power seeking.
  • The marriage was unhappy, and Frederick was said to be "brutal" and "a boor". Frederick reportedly subjected Mary to spousal abuse.
  • A peasant is called a "Bauer" in German and "Bur" in Low German (pronounced in English like "boor").
  • Michael Frayn, in his novel "Headlong", imagines a lost panel from the 1565 "Months" series resurfacing unrecognized, which triggers a mad conflict between an art (and money) lover and the boor who possesses it.

  • 9, Fuscus meets Horace struggling with a boor but fails to save Horace.
  • Her sister criticises her decision, calling him a "lazy and shiftless" boor.
  • Boor returned to Cornell University in 1994 and became the first tenured female Associate Professor in the Department of Food Science.
  • remarked that as he could not find enough praise for her and was afraid to boor his readers by trying, he customarily gave her the critic "Madame Bøcher acted as usual"- that is to say "excellent in all aspects".
  • The Jolax along with the Siañ', Pedior and Taa'boor clans are classified as part of the Coofaan group (var : "Tiofane" or "Tiofan").

  • However Homais is a boor and ignoramus so it is not clear what Flaubert's own judgement of the play was.
  • The name of the organization derives from the Russian slang term хам ("kham"), referring to a boor or lout but more abusive; a person who behaves in a crude disgusting way without respect for him/herself or others; the closest English term would be "scumbag".
  • A wealthy businesswoman (Marion Ross) flirts with Stubing; A tour guide loses her group; An $8-million-lottery winner becomes a boor.
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