Definitions for yokelˈyoʊ kəl
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a rustic; country bumpkin.
Origin of yokel:
1805–15; orig. uncert.
yokel, rube, hick, yahoo, hayseed, bumpkin, chawbacon(noun)
a person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture
An unsophisticated person.
A person of rural background.
a country bumpkin
Yokel is a derogatory term referring to the stereotype of unsophisticated country people.
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