What does rustic mean?
Definitions for rustic
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word rustic.
an unsophisticated country person
countrified, countryfied, rusticadjective
characteristic of rural life
"countrified clothes"; "rustic awkwardness"
bumpkinly, hick, rustic, unsophisticatedadjective
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
Etymology: 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.]
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Rustic is ranked #152628 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Rustic surname appeared 107 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Rustic.
99% or 106 total occurrences were White.
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The numerical value of rustic in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of rustic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Examples of rustic in a Sentence
He who postpones the hour of living rightly is like the rustic who waits for the river to run out before he crosses.
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,'.
The Hobbits are just rustic English people, made small in size because it reflects the generally small reach of their imagination.
Yeah, Camp David is very rustic, it's nice, you'd like it. You know how long you'd like it ? For about 30 minutes.
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- rústicCatalan, Valencian
- gwledig, gwladaiddWelsh
- maalaismainen, maalainen, talonpoikainen, kömpelö, rustiikki, karkea, maaseutumainen, karkeatekoinenFinnish
- agreste, rusticoItalian
- 촌사람 같은Korean
- селянин, сельский, деревенскийRussian
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