Boor vs Dolt - What's the difference?

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Boor is a related term of dolt.


As nouns the difference between boor and dolt

is that boor is bear while dolt is (pejorative) a stupid person; a blockhead or dullard.

As a verb dolt is

(obsolete) to behave foolishly.

boor

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A peasant.
  • A Boer, white South African of Dutch or Huguenot descent
  • A yokel, country bumpkin,
  • An uncultured person
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    dolt

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (pejorative) A stupid person; a blockhead or dullard.
  • * c. 1603 ,
  • O gull! O dolt ! As ignorant as dirt!
  • * Drayton
  • This Puck seems but a dreaming dolt .

    Synonyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * doltish

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (obsolete) To behave foolishly.
  • (Webster 1913)

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