[げすばる, gesubaru] (v5r) to be churlish; to be crude; to be boorish; to be vulgar; to conduct oneself in an unseemly manner [Add to Longdo]
Result from Foreign Dictionaries (2 entries found)
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:
Churlish \Churl"ish\, a.
1. Like a churl; rude; cross-grained; ungracious; surly;
illiberal; niggardly. "Churlish benefits." --Ld. Burleigh.
Half mankind maintain a churlish strife. --Cowper.
2. Wanting pliancy; unmanageable; unyielding; not easily
wrought; as, a churlish soil; the churlish and intractable
nature of some minerals. --Boyle.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
adj 1: rude and boorish
2: having a bad disposition; surly; "churlish as a bear"-
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