Thesaurus

boondocks

plural noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of boondocks

the open rural area outside of big towns and cities
  • a former city girl who was still adjusting to life in the boondocks

Synonyms for boondocks

Words Related to boondocks

Phrases Synonymous with boondocks

Near Antonyms for boondocks

See the Dictionary Definition 

Learn More About boondocks

Time Traveler for boondocks

Time Traveler

The first known use of boondocks was circa 1909

See more words from the same year

Thesaurus Entries Near boondocks

boon

boondocks

boonies

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Boondocks.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/boondocks. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on boondocks

Nglish: Translation of boondocks for Spanish Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Which Word Does Not Belong?

  • one green toy robot amidst many red toy robots
  • Which of these words does not mean "nonsense"?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!