Definitions for yokelˈyoʊ kəl
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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
Origin: [Perhaps from an AS. word akin to E. gawk.]
Yokel is a derogatory term referring to the stereotype of unsophisticated country people.
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Democracy is a beautiful thing, except for that part about letting just any old yokel vote.
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