rube

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

rube

noun \ˈrüb\

: an uneducated person who is usually from the country

Full Definition of RUBE

1
:  an awkward unsophisticated person :  rustic
2
:  a naive or inexperienced person

Examples of RUBE

  1. They treated us as if we were a bunch of rubes.
  2. <rural voters were tired of being treated as rubes by state officials, who showed interest in them only at election time>

Origin of RUBE

Rube, nickname for Reuben
First Known Use: 1891

Rhymes with RUBE

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