countryman


countryman

noun

Definition of COUNTRYMAN

1
a person living in or originally from the same country as another <met a fellow Canadian countryman while traveling in France>
2
an awkward or simple person especially from a small town or the country <though neither well-educated nor well-dressed, the countryman presented the farmers' case before the state legislature>
Near Antonyms slicker, smoothy (or smoothie); metropolitan, suburbanite, urbanite

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