churl: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (chûrl), [key]
— n.
  1. a rude, boorish, or surly person.
  2. a peasant; rustic.
  3. a niggard; miser: He was a churl in his affections.
  4. a freeman of the lowest rank.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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