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hayseed

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of hayseed

  1. an awkward or simple person especially from a small town or the country <though educated and sophisticated, the country singer always put on the facade of an amiable hayseed when in public> Synonyms bumpkin, chawbacon, churl, clodhopper, cornball, countryman, hick, 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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