churl

DEFINITIONS OF: churl

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n a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement

Synonyms:
Goth, barbarian, boor, peasant, tike, tyke
Type of:
disagreeable person, unpleasant person
a person who is not pleasant or agreeable

n a bad-tempered person

Synonyms:
crank, crosspatch, grouch, grump
Types:
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crab, crabby person
a quarrelsome grouch
fire-eater, hothead
a belligerent grouch
misanthrope, misanthropist
someone who dislikes people in general
misogynist, woman hater
a misanthrope who dislikes women in particular
Type of:
disagreeable person, unpleasant person
a person who is not pleasant or agreeable

n a selfish person who is unwilling to give or spend

Synonyms:
niggard, scrooge, skinflint
Types:
pinchgut
a niggardly person who starves himself (and others)
Type of:
hoarder
a person who accumulates things and hides them away for future use
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