an unsophisticated country person
countrified, countryfied, rustic(adj)
characteristic of rural life
"countrified clothes"; "rustic awkwardness"
bumpkinly, hick, rustic, unsophisticated(adj)
awkwardly simple and provincial
"bumpkinly country boys"; "rustic farmers"; "a hick town"; "the nightlife of Montmartre awed the unsophisticated tourists"
characteristic of the fields or country
"agrestic simplicity"; "rustic stone walls"
A person from a rural area.
country-styled or pastoral; rural
unfinished or roughly finished work
rustic country where the sheep and cattle roamed freely
Origin: From rusticus.
of or pertaining to the country; rural; as, the rustic gods of antiquity
rude; awkward; rough; unpolished; as, rustic manners
coarse; plain; simple; as, a rustic entertainment; rustic dress
simple; artless; unadorned; unaffected
an inhabitant of the country, especially one who is rude, coarse, or dull; a clown
a rural person having a natural simplicity of character or manners; an artless, unaffected person
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rus′tik, adj. pertaining to the country: rural: rude: awkward: simple: coarse: artless: unadorned: made of rustic-work.—n. a peasant: a clown: a noctuoid moth.—adj. Rus′tical.—adv. Rus′tically.—n. Rus′ticalness.—v.t. Rus′ticate, to send into the country: to banish for a time from town or college.—v.i. to live in the country.—n. Rusticā′tion.—v.i. Rus′ticise.—ns. Rustic′ity, rustic manner: simplicity: rudeness; Rustic′ola, the European woodcock; Rus′tic-ware, a terra-cotta of a light-brown paste, having a brown glaze; Rus′tic-work, various stonework, as frosted work, punctured work, &c.: in woodwork, summer-houses, &c. [Fr. rustique—L. rusticus—rus, the country.]
The numerical value of rustic in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of rustic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
He who postpones the hour of living rightly is like the rustic who waits for the river to run out before he crosses.
The Hobbits are just rustic English people, made small in size because it reflects the generally small reach of their imagination.
My preference is much more of the rustic, off-the-beaten-path travel experience or activity for the teams, just because I love the' fish out of water' aspect of' Amazing Race,'.
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Translations for rustic
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- rústicCatalan, Valencian
- gwledig, gwladaiddWelsh
- karkeatekoinen, maaseutumainen, karkea, rustiikki, kömpelö, talonpoikainen, maalainen, maalaismainenFinnish
- rustico, agresteItalian
- сельский, селянин, деревенскийRussian
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