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churlish

adjective

1 churlish

Rude and boorish.

Roget 819: parsimonious, penurious, stingy, miserly, mean, shabby, peddling, scrubby, penny wise, near, niggardly, close; fast handed, close handed, ... show more

Roget 876: ignoble, common, mean, low, base, vile, sorry, scrubby, beggarly; below par; no great shakes etc. (unimportant) 643; ... show more

Roget 895: discourteous, uncourteous; uncourtly; ill-bred, ill-mannered, ill-behaved, ill-conditioned; unbred; unmannerly, unmannered; impolite, unpolite; unpolished, uncivilized, ... show more

Roget 901: irascible; bad-tempered, ill-tempered; irritable, susceptible; excitable etc. 825; thin-skinned etc. (sensitive) 822; fretful, ... show more

Roget 907: malevolent, unbenevolent; unbenign; ill-disposed, ill-intentioned, ill-natured, ill-conditioned, ill-contrived; evil-minded, evil-disposed; black-browed.    malicious; malign, ... show more



2 churlish

Having a bad disposition; surly.


Moby thesaurus: abrupt, aggressive, bearish, beastly, bitchy, bluff, blunt, boorish, brash, brusque, cankered, cantankerous, carlish, cavalier, cloddish, clodhopping, clownish, coarse, countrified, country-born ... show more.

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