soor

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hindi सूअर (sūar, pig). Doublet of sow and swine.

Noun[edit]

soor (plural soors)

  1. (Anglo-Indian, obsolete, derogatory) A pig; a worthless person.
    • 1914, Edgar Wallace, Smithy
      [] Bill was a wonderful instructor.
      "'Mark time on that blanky clutch,' he'd yell, and Spud would put his foot on the brake-pedal.
      "'The other foot, you soor,' Bill'd shout, he 'avin' been in India with the other battalion.

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German Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German sôr, from Old Saxon *sōr, from Proto-Germanic *sauzaz. More at sear.

Adjective[edit]

soor (comparative sorer or soorder, superlative soorste)

  1. dry
  2. arid

Middle English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

soor

  1. Alternative form of sore (sore)

Noun[edit]

soor

  1. Alternative form of sore (soreness)

Adverb[edit]

soor

  1. Alternative form of sore (harmfully, very)