cracker-barrel

adjective
crack·​er-bar·​rel | \ ˈkra-kər-ˌber-əl How to pronounce cracker-barrel (audio) , -ˌba-rəl \

Definition of cracker-barrel

: suggestive of the friendly homespun character of a country store a cracker-barrel philosopher

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First Known Use of cracker-barrel

1916, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cracker-barrel

from the cracker barrel in country stores around which customers lounged for informal conversation

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The first known use of cracker-barrel was in 1916

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“Cracker-barrel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cracker-barrel. Accessed 22 Apr. 2021.

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