Were you born in a barn?

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Were you born in a barn?

You are, act, or seem very uncouth or unsophisticated. You don't wash your hands before dinner? What, were you born in a barn? Close the front door! Were you born in a barn or something?
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Were you born in a barn?

Rur. an expression chiding someone who has left a door open or who is ill-mannered or messy. Andy: Close the door! Were you born in a barn? Bob: Sorry. Fred: Can't you clean this place up a little? Were you born in a barn? Bob: I call it the messy look.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Were you born in a barn?

interrog. Weren’t you trained to close the door by yourself? You sure are careless with that door. Were you born in a barn?
See also: born
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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