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

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Christmas villages are getting a rustic, countrified makeover now that galvanized metal versions are popping up at retailers. Jessica Leigh Mattern, Country Living, "This Rustic Galvanized Christmas Village Is Going to Be the Year's Hottest Holiday Collectible," 5 Dec. 2018 Not to pooh-pooh the Doobs and their smooth, aged take on swampy, countrified soul, but this show belongs to Steely Dan., "University City Dining Days, Hispanic Fiesta at Penn's Landing, Movie night at Penn Treaty Park, and other great events in Philadelphia, July 6-13," 5 July 2018 Cyrus starts singing the familiar lyrics in English, then everyone switches over to Spanish and things go back and forth like that in what is, it must be said, a quite rollicking and entertaining take on the original countrified tune). Ajc Homepage, ajc, "Cinco de (Oh) Mayo: Billy Ray Cyrus drops Spanish version of “Achy Breaky Heart”," 3 May 2017

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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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English Language Learners Definition of countrified

: suited to the country instead of the city
: played or sung like country music

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