bore / boar / boor

bore / boar / boor
   A bore is a boring or tiresome person: Jasper is such a bore when he talks about his cats!
   A boar is a male pig: Wild boars abound in this forest.
   A boor is an unrefined, vulgar person: What a boor Guy was to get drunk at the wedding and embarrass everyone.

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  • bore / boar / boor —    A bore is a boring or tiresome person: Jasper is such a bore when he talks about his cats!    A boar is a male pig: Wild boars abound in this forest.    A boor is an unrefined, vulgar person: What a boor Guy was to get drunk at the wedding and …   Confused words

  • bore / boar / boor —    A bore is a boring or tiresome person: Jasper is such a bore when he talks about his cats!    A boar is a male pig: Wild boars abound in this forest.    A boor is an unrefined, vulgar person: What a boor Guy was to get drunk at the wedding and …   Confused words

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  • Boor — Recorded as Bore, Boar, Boor, and the very rare Bor, this is an interesting English surname which has nothing whatsover to do with being either a South African Dutchman, or a person of boring characteristics. It is however either a medieval… …   Surnames reference

  • Boar — Recorded as Bore, Boar, Boor, and the very rare Bor, this is an interesting English surname which has nothing whatsover to do with being either a South African Dutchman, or a person of boring characteristics. It is however either a medieval… …   Surnames reference

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