a rude, boorish, or surly person.
a peasant; rustic.
a niggard; miser: He was a churl in his affections.
a freeman of the lowest rank.

A churl in its earliest Old English (Anglo-Saxon) meaning, was simply "a man", and more particularly a "husband", but the word soon came to mean "a non- servile peasant", still spelled ċeorl(e), and denoting the lowest rank of freemen. According to the Oxford English Dictionary it later came to mean the opposite ...

Churl definition is - ceorl. How to use ... Synonyms & Antonyms Example Sentences Learn More about churl ... Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with churl.

Churl definition, a rude, boorish, or surly person. See more.

Definition of churl - a rude and mean-spirited person, a peasant.

What is Churl? Definition and meaning:CHURL churl (kilay or kelay): The Hebrew word occurs only in Isaiah 32:5,7, in the latter verse in a fo.

A churl is a rude or nasty person. The basketball player who's constantly jabbing opponents with his elbows and deliberately tripping them is a churl.

Definition of CHURL from the King James Bible Dictionary.

Word History: The Old English word ceorl (in which the c was pronounced (ch) as in modern English churl) designated a freeman of the lowest class—one who ...

churl definition: 1. ceorl 2. a farm laborer; peasant 3. a surly, ill-bred person; boor 4. a selfish or mean personOrigin of churlMiddle English cherl from Old English ...