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Webster 1913 Edition


Boor

Boor

(boōr)
,
Noun.
[D.
boer
farmer, boor; akin to AS.
gebūr
countryman, G.
bauer
; fr. the root of AS.
būan
to inhabit, and akin to E.
bower
,
be
. Cf.
Neighbor
,
Boer
, and
Big
to build.]
1.
A husbandman; a peasant; a rustic; esp. a clownish or unrefined countryman.
2.
A Dutch, German, or Russian peasant; esp. a Dutch colonist in South Africa, Guiana, etc.: a boer.
3.
A rude ill-bred person; one who is clownish in manners.

Webster 1828 Edition


Boor

BOOR

,
Noun.
A countryman; a peasant; a rustic; a plowman; a clown; hence, one who is rude in manners, and illiterate.

Definition 2021


Boor

Boor

See also: boor

German Low German

Alternative forms

  • (Low Prussian) Bar (Bor)

Noun

Boor ? (plural Booren)

  1. (in many dialects) bear

See also

boor

boor

See also: Boor

English

Noun

boor (plural boors)

  1. A peasant.
  2. A Boer, white South African of Dutch or Huguenot descent
  3. A yokel, country bumpkin
  4. An uncultured person

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Afrikaans

Chemical element
B Previous: berillium (Be)
Next: koolstof (C)

Noun

boor (plural bore, diminutive boortjie)

  1. drill
  2. (uncountable) boron

Synonyms

Verb

boor (present boor, present participle borende, past participle geboor)

  1. to drill

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -oːr

Etymology 1

From Middle Dutch bore.

Noun

boor f (plural boren, diminutive boortje n)

  1. drill
Derived terms
  • boorapparaat n
  • booras m
  • boorbeitel m
  • boorbuis m
  • boorder m
  • booreiland n
  • boorgat n
  • boorhelper m
  • boorkever m
  • boorkop m
  • boorplatform n
  • boren (verb)

Verb

boor

  1. first-person singular present indicative of boren
  2. imperative of boren

Etymology 2

Chemical element
B Previous: beryllium (Be)
Next: koolstof (C)

Dutchification of borium.

Noun

boor n (uncountable)

  1. boron
Synonyms
Derived terms
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Estonian

Chemical element
B Previous: berüllium (Be)
Next: süsinik (C)

Noun

boor (genitive [please provide], partitive [please provide])

  1. boron

Declension

This noun needs an inflection-table template.


Latin

Verb

boor

  1. first-person singular present passive indicative of boō

Swedish

Noun

boor

  1. indefinite plural of boa

Yola

Adjective

boor

  1. poor