Definitions for rusticˈrʌs tɪk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

rus•tic*ˈrʌs tɪk(adj.)

  1. of or living in the country, as distinguished from towns or cities; rural.

  2. simple, artless, or unsophisticated.

  3. uncouth, rude, or boorish.

  4. (of stonework) having the surfaces rough or irregular and the joints sunken or beveled.

    Category: Building Trades

  5. (n.)a country person.

  6. an unsophisticated country person.

* Syn: See rural.

Origin of rustic:

1400–50; late ME < L rūsticus=rūs the country (cf. rural ) +-ticus adj. suffix

rus•tic•i•tyrʌˈstɪs ɪ ti(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. rustic(adj)

    an unsophisticated country person

  2. countrified, countryfied, rustic(adj)

    characteristic of rural life

    "countrified clothes"; "rustic awkwardness"

  3. 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"

  4. agrestic, rustic(adj)

    characteristic of the fields or country

    "agrestic simplicity"; "rustic stone walls"


  1. rustic(Noun)

    A person from a rural area.

  2. rustic(Adjective)

    country-styled or pastoral; rural

  3. rustic(Adjective)

    unfinished or roughly finished work

  4. rustic(Adjective)

    crude, rough

    rustic country where the sheep and cattle roamed freely

  5. Origin: From rusticus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rustic(adj)

    of or pertaining to the country; rural; as, the rustic gods of antiquity

  2. Rustic(adj)

    rude; awkward; rough; unpolished; as, rustic manners

  3. Rustic(adj)

    coarse; plain; simple; as, a rustic entertainment; rustic dress

  4. Rustic(adj)

    simple; artless; unadorned; unaffected

  5. Rustic(noun)

    an inhabitant of the country, especially one who is rude, coarse, or dull; a clown

  6. Rustic(noun)

    a rural person having a natural simplicity of character or manners; an artless, unaffected person

Anagrams of rustic

  1. citrus

  2. rictus

  3. Curtis

Translations for rustic

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of the countryside

rustic life.

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