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cornball

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of cornball

  1. tiresomely obvious and unsophisticated <the show's shamelessly cornball jokes appealed to small-town America> Synonyms corny, corn-fed, cornpone, hokeyRelated Words countrified (also countryfied), down-home, folksy, rustic (also rustical); hick, hickishNear Antonyms cosmopolitan, smart, sophisticated, worldly, worldly-wise; hip, trendy, with-it




cornball

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of cornball

  1. an awkward or simple person especially from a small town or the country <a movie about a cornball making his way through a world of cynical sophisticates> Synonyms bumpkin, chawbacon, churl, clodhopper, hick, countryman, hayseed, hillbilly, provincial, rube, rustic, yokelRelated Words boor, clod, clown, gawk, lout, oaf; greenhorn, tenderfoot; peasant, peon; backwoodsman, mountaineerNear Antonyms slicker, smoothy (or smoothie); metropolitan, suburbanite, urbaniteAntonyms cosmopolitan, cosmopolite, sophisticate




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