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- adjective of or relating to ancient Boeotia or its people or to the dialect spoken there in classical times
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[A boeotian enters, followed by his slave, who is carrying a large assortment of articles of food, and by a troop of flute players.]
Too bad I'm too boeotian to know how to pronounce it correctly.
Word for the Day, Monday, February 22, 2010 -- boeotian
A+++ funny stuff and much funnier than polack jokes! hilarious that you directed the boeotian jokes to one of our resident polacks - HD! no, this is going to be more attenuated than you and HD are going with this.
pavonine commented on the word boeotian
Also:Boeotian (a.) Of or pertaining to Boeotia; hence, stupid; dull; obtuse.
Boeotian (n.) A native of Boeotia; also, one who is dull and ignorant.
December 16, 2007
sionnach commented on the word boeotian
too many vowels.
December 17, 2007
bilby commented on the word boeotian
*proffers a potty while the prize panjandrum has a vowel movement*
October 21, 2008
AllisonSylvester commented on the word boeotian
"Her personality was very boeotian"
November 1, 2010