What does rustic mean?

Definitions for rustic
ˈrʌs tɪkrus·tic

Here are all the possible meanings 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.

    Etymology: From rusticus.

  2. rusticadjective

    country-styled or pastoral; rural

    Etymology: From rusticus.

  3. rusticadjective

    unfinished or roughly finished work

    Etymology: From rusticus.

  4. rusticadjective

    crude, rough

    rustic country where the sheep and cattle roamed freely

    Etymology: From rusticus.

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.]

Anagrams for rustic »

  1. citrus

  2. rictus

  3. Curtis

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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. Horace:

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

  2. 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,'.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

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