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Words for people who come from the countryside - synonyms or related words

village

noun

the people who live in a village

villager

noun

British

someone who lives in a village

countryman

noun

a man who lives in the countryside

countrywoman

noun

a woman who lives in the countryside

bumpkin

noun

an insulting word for someone who lives in the country. This word is used by people who think that people from the country are not intelligent or educated.

yokel

noun

impolite

someone who is not very intelligent or who does not know a lot about the world, usually because they come from a small town or village

country cousin

noun

informal

an insulting word for someone from the countryside who does not have much experience of city life

hick

noun

mainly American

informal

an insulting word for a person who has always lived in the country and does not know about life in the cities

country bumpkin

noun

a bumpkin

backwoodsman

noun

someone who lives in the backwoods

bit rot

when electronic information is lost because the software or devices needed to read it are no longer available

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