raised in a barn

raised in a barn

Uncouth, uncultured, and oblivious to social manners, graces, or tact. Most often used in the phrase "Were you raised in a barn?" What, were you born in a barn? Wash your hands before dinner!
See also: barn, raised
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raised in a barn

brought up to behave like a barnyard animal; having crude behavior. Close the door behind you! Were you raised in a barn? Don't wipe your nose on your sleeve. Were you raised in a barn?
See also: barn, raised
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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