country bumpkin


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country bumpkin

[ˈkʌntrɪˈbʌmpkɪn] n (pej) → burino/a
References in classic literature ?
One might as well inquire of a lodging-house slavey the way to make beds as expect a country bumpkin to know the road to the next village.
Sancho took the word out of his mouth and went on, "Nay, let them come and try their jokes on the country bumpkin, for it's about as likely I'll stand them as that it's now midnight
How he would figure among them in the churchyard, between services on Sundays; gathering grapes for them from the wild vines that overran the surrounding trees; reciting for their amusement all the epitaphs on the tombstones; or sauntering, with a whole bevy of them, along the banks of the adjacent mill-pond; while the more bashful country bumpkins hung sheepishly back, envying his superior elegance and address.
How did it happen that a peasant son of a remote province in the Soviet Union who arrived at Moscow State University "looking and sounding like a country bumpkin," who became a regional Communist Party boss, a protege of KGB chief Yuri Andropov, and who "kept bookmark-filled volumes from Lenin's collected works on his desk" would lead the Soviet Union over the precipice, end the Cold War and vanquish the very Communist ideology he so diligently studied in Lenin's books?
It doesn't have to look like a country bumpkin - you could give your mannequin a stylish outfit that would suit any urban garden.
Hunter, the country bumpkin wellington brand that was first brought to the attention of the masses by Kate Moss, is now being steered by the very talented Alisdhair Willis (hubby of Stella McCartney) as their creative director.
Daniel Thielmann 's boyish Leporello and Emma Johnson's engaging Zerlina offered a glimpse of the promising careers that await them, while Brenden Friesen's strong stage presence and vocal edge portrayed a Masetto who was more Don G-in-training than country bumpkin.
If Fallon is the well-connected gonzo, the host of 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' is the talk TV scene's 'B-grade' country bumpkin.
Judges described her as a country bumpkin when she blew the audience away with her rendition of Queen's Somebody To Love.
For whereas Freeman's voice had a kind of country bumpkin twang, Simm (who is playing a former Los Angeles cop) isn't having to overegg things.
Helmer Tosh Gitonga's first feature seldom surprises with its familiar tale of a country bumpkin sucked into criminal doings while trying to make it in the big city, but it also avoids cheap melodrama or sentimentality.
COUNTRY BUMPKIN Form a countryside alliance with this season's rural fashion trend.