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rustic

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of rustic

  1. an awkward or simple person especially from a small town or the country a rustic who was awed by the prices that city dwellers had to pay Synonyms of rustic bumpkin, chawbacon, churl, clodhopper, cornball, countryman, hayseed, hillbilly, provincial, rube, hick, yokelWords Related to rustic boor, clod, clown, gawk, lout, oaf; greenhorn, tenderfoot; peasant, peon; backwoodsman, mountaineerNear Antonyms of rustic slicker, smoothy (or smoothie); metropolitan, suburbanite, urbaniteAntonyms of rustic cosmopolitan, cosmopolite, sophisticate


rustic

adjective
variants: also

rustical

Synonyms and Antonyms of rustic

  1. 1 lacking social grace and assurance rustic yokels whose first impulse was to smirk gawkily at anyone not of their own kind Synonyms of rustic clumsy, gauche, graceless, inelegant, rough-hewn, awkward (also rustical), stiff, stilted, uncomfortable, uneasy, ungraceful, woodenWords Related to rustic angular, gawky, lubberly, ungainly; boorish, clownish, uncouth; abashed, discomfited, discomforted, discomposed, disconcerted, discountenanced, embarrassed; self-conscious; agitated, bothered, chagrined, dismayed, disquieted, distressed, disturbed, fazed, flustered, jittery, jumpy, mortified, nervous, nonplussed (also nonplused), perturbed, rattled, unhinged, unsettled, upset; diffident, insecure, meek, modest, self-doubting, timid, unassertive, unassuming, unpretentiousNear Antonyms of rustic assured, calm, collected, composed, confident, cool, placid, poised, secure, self-assured, self-confident, self-possessed, serene, tranquil, undisturbed, unperturbedAntonyms of rustic graceful, suave, urbane

  2. 2 of, relating to, associated with, or typical of open areas with few buildings or people a rustic area that has a refreshing lack of billboards and shopping malls Synonyms of rustic bucolic, country, pastoral, rural (also rustical)Words Related to rustic backwoods, backwoodsy, countrified (also countryfied), provincial; agrarian, agricultural; nonurban, semiruralNear Antonyms of rustic citified, urbanized; metro, metropolitan, municipal; nonagricultural, nonfarmAntonyms of rustic urban



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