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uncouth
used in Catch-22

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Definition
lacking refinement or cultivation or taste
  • That's the kind of God you people talk about — a country bumpkin, a clumsy, bungling, brainless, conceited, uncouth hayseed.
    Chapter 18 — The Soldier Who Saw Everything Twice (32% in)
  • Nately's father was a courtly white-haired gentleman who dressed impeccably; this old man was an uncouth bum.
    Chapter 23 — Natley's Old Man (43% in)
  • Yossarian was making an uncouth spectacle of himself by walking around backward with his gun on his hip and refusing to fly more combat missions, Milo said.
    Chapter 39 — The Eternal City (1% in)

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