Boor vs Galoot - What's the difference?

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Boor is a related term of galoot.


As nouns the difference between boor and galoot

is that boor is bear while galoot is (derogatory|) a clumsy or uncouth person.

boor

English

Noun

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

    * ----

    galoot

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (derogatory, ) A clumsy or uncouth person.
  • * 1901 , , 2008, page 293,
  • "I talk like a galoot when I get talking to feemale(sic) girls and I can't lay my tongue to anything that sounds right."
  • * 1901 , , 2008, page 190,
  • "Now there was an ugly galoot whose name isn't worth mentioning."
  • * 1993 , , Volume 141, Issues 18-26, page 53,
  • On TV and in movies and magazine ads, the image of fathers over the past generation evolved from the stern, sturdy father who knew best to a helpless Homer Simpson, or some ham-handed galoot confounded by the prospect of changing a diaper.
  • * 2012 , John C. Gallagher, The Blood-Dimmed Tide Is Loosed , page 113,
  • “So if someone does something I do not agree with, I could call him a galoot and it would be okay?”
    “Something like that, if you were friends.”
    “Are galoots always men?”

    Synonyms

    * (clumsy or uncouth person) lout, oaf