What does rustic mean?

Definitions for rustic
ˈrʌs tɪkrus·tic

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word rustic.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. rusticadjective

    an unsophisticated country person

  2. countrified, countryfied, rusticadjective

    characteristic of rural life

    "countrified clothes"; "rustic awkwardness"

  3. bumpkinly, hick, rustic, unsophisticatedadjective

    awkwardly simple and provincial

    "bumpkinly country boys"; "rustic farmers"; "a hick town"; "the nightlife of Montmartre awed the unsophisticated tourists"

  4. agrestic, rusticadjective

    characteristic of the fields or country

    "agrestic simplicity"; "rustic stone walls"

Wiktionary

  1. rusticnoun

    A person from a rural area.

  2. rusticadjective

    country-styled or pastoral; rural

  3. rusticadjective

    unfinished or roughly finished work

  4. rusticadjective

    crude, rough

    rustic country where the sheep and cattle roamed freely

  5. Etymology: From rusticus.

ChatGPT

  1. rustic

    Rustic generally refers to things that are simple, unsophisticated, or associated with the countryside. It could describe a rural lifestyle, rough or irregular aesthetic characteristics, or objects made out of untreated, natural materials. This term is often used in decor, architecture, and design to describe a natural, raw, or aged look and is also commonly used to denote simplicity or lack of refinement.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rusticadjective

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

  2. Rusticadjective

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

  3. Rusticadjective

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

  4. Rusticadjective

    simple; artless; unadorned; unaffected

  5. Rusticnoun

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

  6. Rusticnoun

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Rustic

    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. rusticusrus, the country.]

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. RUSTIC

    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.

Anagrams for rustic »

  1. citrus

  2. Curtis

  3. rictus

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rustic in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rustic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of rustic in a Sentence

  1. J. R. R. Tolkien:

    The Hobbits are just rustic English people, made small in size because it reflects the generally small reach of their imagination.

  2. President Donald Trump:

    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.

  3. Horace:

    He who postpones the hour of living rightly is like the rustic who waits for the river to run out before he crosses.

  4. Phil Keoghan:

    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,'.

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