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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: churl(0.00995 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to churl.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or
refinement [syn: peasant, barbarian, boor, Goth,
2: a selfish person who is unwilling to give or spend [syn: niggard,
3: a bad-tempered person [syn: grouch, grump, crank, crosspatch]
English → English (gcide)
Churl \Churl\, n. [AS. ceorl a freeman of the lowest rank, man,
husband; akin to D. karel, kerel, G. kerl, Dan. & Sw. karl,
Icel. karl, and to the E. proper name Charles (orig., man,
male), and perh. to Skr. j[=a]ra lover. Cf. Carl,
1. A rustic; a countryman or laborer. “A peasant or churl.”
Your rank is all reversed; let men of cloth
Bow to the stalwart churls in overalls. --Emerson.
2. A rough, surly, ill-bred man; a boor.
A churl's courtesy rarely comes, but either for gain
or falsehood. --Sir P.
3. A selfish miser; an illiberal person; a niggard.
Like to some rich churl hoarding up his pelf.
Churl \Churl\, a.
Churlish; rough; selfish. [Obs.] --Ford.