Definitions for yokelˈyoʊ kəl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

yo•kelˈyoʊ kəl(n.)

  1. a rustic; country bumpkin.

Origin of yokel:

1805–15; orig. uncert.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. yokel, rube, hick, yahoo, hayseed, bumpkin, chawbacon(noun)

    a person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture

Wiktionary

  1. yokel(Noun)

    An unsophisticated person.

  2. yokel(Noun)

    A person of rural background.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Yokel(noun)

    a country bumpkin

Freebase

  1. Yokel

    Yokel is a derogatory term referring to the stereotype of unsophisticated country people.

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