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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • adj. Of, relating to, or typical of country life or country people. See Synonyms at rural.
  • adj. Lacking refinement or elegance; coarse.
  • adj. Charmingly simple or unsophisticated.
  • adj. Made of unfinished or roughly finished wood: rustic furniture.
  • adj. Having a rough or textured appearance; rusticated. Used of masonry.
  • n. A rural person.
  • n. A person regarded as crude, coarse, or simple.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • adj. country-styled or pastoral; rural
  • adj. unfinished or roughly finished work
  • adj. crude, rough
  • n. A (sometimes unsophisticated) person from a rural area.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • adj. Of or pertaining to the country; rural.
  • adj. Rude; awkward; rough; unpolished.
  • adj. Coarse; plain; simple.
  • adj. Simple; artless; unadorned; unaffected.
  • n. An inhabitant of the country, especially one who is rude, coarse, or dull; a clown.
  • n. A rural person having a natural simplicity of character or manners; an artless, unaffected person.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Of or belonging to the country or to country people; characteristic of rural life; hence, plain; homely; inartificial; countrified: as, rustic fare; rustic garb.
  • Living in the country; rural, as opposed to town-bred; hence, unsophisticated; artless; simple; sometimes in a depreciatory sense, rude; awkward; boorish.
  • Made of rustic work, especially in wood. See rustic work, below.
  • In anc. Latin manuscript, noting letters of one of the two oldest forms, the other being the square.
  • In woodwork, summer-houses, garden furniture, etc., made from rough limbs and roots of trees arranged in fanciful forms.
  • Synonyms and Pastoral, Bucolic, etc. See rural.
  • Countrified.
  • n. One who lives in the country; a countryman; a peasant; in a contemptuous use, a clown or boor.
  • n. Rustic work.
  • n. In ceramics, a ground picked with a sharp point so as to have the surface roughened with hollows having sharp edges, sometimes waved, as if imitating slag.
  • n. In entomology, a noctuid or rustic moth: as, the northern rustic, Agrotis lucernea; the unarmed rustic, A. inermis.
  • Noting a peculiar form or style of lumber with lapping edges, much used in place of clapboards for covering the exteriors of buildings and also used to some extent as a material for the ceilings and interior walls of frame houses. The commonest form consists of a board, usually about six inches in width, which is finished with a beveled edge so constructed as to lap over the lower edge of the board just above. The lower edge is finished with a bevel also, beyond which projects a short tongue, over which the upper bevel of the next lower board is to lap.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • adj. characteristic of the fields or country
  • adj. characteristic of rural life
  • adj. awkwardly simple and provincial
  • n. an unsophisticated country person
  • Equivalent
    rural    provincial   
    Cross Reference
    Words with the same meaning
    rude    unpolished    unadorned    simple    artless    awkward    rough    honest    rural    untaught   
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    Words that are found in similar contexts
    rural    rude    homely    humble    quaint    pretty    stately    primitive    courtly    old-fashioned