Examples of hayseed in a Sentence
though educated and sophisticated, the country singer always put on the facade of an amiable hayseed when in public
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As the series advances, Danny’s K’un-Lun hayseed act will give way to something moodier and more tantrum-prone, as though his hero’s journey got stuck in a ditch somewhere in adolescence.
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First Known Use of hayseed
Synonymsbumpkin, chawbacon, churl, clodhopper, cornball, countryman, hick, hillbilly, provincial, rube, rustic, yokel
Antonymscosmopolitan, cosmopolite, sophisticate
Related Wordsboor, clod, clown, gawk, lout, oaf; greenhorn, tenderfoot; peasant, peon; backwoodsman, mountaineer
Near Antonymsslicker, smoothy (or smoothie); metropolitan, suburbanite, urbanite
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