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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 churl·ish /ˈʧɝlɪʃ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Churl·ish, a.
 1. Like a churl; rude; cross-grained; ungracious; surly; illiberal; niggardly. Churlish benefits.”
    Half mankind maintain a churlish strife.   --Cowper.
 2. Wanting pliancy; unmanageable; unyielding; not easily wrought; as, a churlish soil; the churlish and intractable nature of some minerals.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: rude and boorish
      2: having a bad disposition; surly; "churlish as a bear"-