country cousin

noun

Definition of country cousin

: a country visitor ingenuously unfamiliar with city ways and sights

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First Known Use of country cousin

1692, in the meaning defined above

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“Country cousin.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/country%20cousin. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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