cracker-barrel

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crack·er-bar·rel

(krăk′ər-băr′əl)
adj.
Resembling or characteristic of the extended informal discussions carried on by persons habitually assembled at a country store: cracker-barrel philosophy.

[After the cracker barrels that people supposedly would gather around for conversation in old-time general stores.]

cracker-barrel

adj
US rural; rustic; homespun: a cracker-barrel philosopher.

crack′er-bar`rel



adj.
suggesting the rustic informality of a country store: cracker-barrel philosophers.
[1875–80, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.cracker-barrel - characteristic of country life; "cracker-barrel philosophy"; "folksy humor"; "the air of homespun country boys"
rural - living in or characteristic of farming or country life; "rural people"; "large rural households"; "unpaved rural roads"; "an economy that is basically rural"