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English definition of “churlish”


adjective    /ˈtʃɜr·lɪʃ/
rude, unfriendly, and unpleasant: [+ to infinitive] They invited me to dinner and I thought it would be churlish to refuse. churlishly    /ˈtʃɜr·lɪʃ·li/ adverb I churlishly told him to go bother someone else.
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