countrified

adjective
coun·​tri·​fied | \ ˈkən-tri-ˌfīd How to pronounce countrified (audio) \
variants: or less commonly countryfied

Definition of countrified

1 : rural, rustic
3 : played or sung in the manner of country music countrified rock

Examples of countrified in a Sentence

a restaurant with a countrified atmosphere
Recent Examples on the Web Smith doesn’t focus Richard’s fortitude and countrified manner. Armond White, National Review, 11 Feb. 2022 Classically attired in a black tuxedo, Criss cradled an acoustic guitar for a countrified take on the pensive ballad, his atypical phrasing lending it a folk-pop vibe worthy of classic Dan Fogelberg. Melissa Ruggieri, USA TODAY, 1 Oct. 2021 In 2013, Rucker added his own countrified spin on the collaborative song and taking it to No. 1 on the Hot Country Songs chart. Rania Aniftos, Billboard, 7 Dec. 2020 He’s written his share of memorable melodies, and the loose, countrified ramble of his band’s records provides plenty to appreciate on a purely musical level. Mark Richardson, WSJ, 10 July 2019 Baseball caps and other unisex or men’s hats must be removed — a fact that does not seem to be known to many male bumpkins, citified or countrified. Judith Martin, Washington Post, 3 Sep. 2019 Baseball caps and other unisex or men’s hats must be removed — a fact that does not seem to be known to many male bumpkins, citified or countrified. Judith Martin, The Mercury News, 3 Sep. 2019 Paired with a bevy of countrified beauties -- Bryan strutted on stage with his signature twang, to perform the tune. Denise Warner, Billboard, 5 June 2019 Christmas villages are getting a rustic, countrified makeover now that galvanized metal versions are popping up at retailers. Jessica Leigh Mattern, Country Living, 5 Dec. 2018 See More

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First Known Use of countrified

1653, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for countrified

country + -fied (as in glorified)

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“Countrified.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/countrified. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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