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rus·tic

 (rŭs′tĭk)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or typical of country life or country people. See Synonyms at rural.
2.
a. Lacking the refinement or elegance associated with urban life.
b. Charmingly simple or unsophisticated in a manner considered typical of country living.
3. Made of unfinished or roughly finished wood: rustic furniture.
4. Having a rough or textured appearance; rusticated. Used of masonry.
n.
1. A rural person.
2. A person regarded as unsophisticated, guileless, or coarse from having been raised in the country.

[Middle English rustik, from Old French rustique, from Latin rūsticus, from rūs, country; see reuə- in Indo-European roots.]

rus′ti·cal·ly adv.

rustic

(ˈrʌstɪk) or

rustical

adj
1. of, characteristic of, or living in the country; rural
2. having qualities ascribed to country life or people; simple; unsophisticated: rustic pleasures.
3. crude, awkward, or uncouth
4. made of untrimmed branches: a rustic seat.
5. (Furniture) denoting or characteristic of a style of furniture popular in England in the 18th and 19th centuries, in which the legs and feet of chairs, tables, etc, were made to resemble roots, trunks, and branches of trees
6. (Architecture) (of masonry) having a rusticated finish
n
7. a person who comes from or lives in the country
8. an unsophisticated, simple, or clownish person from the country
9. (Architecture) Also called: rusticwork brick or stone having a rough finish
[C16: from Old French rustique, from Latin rūsticus, from rūs the country]
ˈrustically, ˈrusticly adv
rusticity n

rus•tic

(ˈrʌs tɪk)

adj.
1. of or living in the country, as distinguished from towns or cities; rural.
2. simple, artless, or unsophisticated.
3. uncouth, rude, or boorish.
4. (of stonework) having the surfaces rough or irregular and the joints sunken or beveled.
n.
5. a country person.
6. an unsophisticated country person.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Latin rūsticus=rūs the country (compare rural) + -ticus adj. suffix]
rus′ti•cal•ly, adv.
rus•tic•i•ty (rʌˈstɪs ɪ ti) n.
syn: See rural.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rustic - an unsophisticated country personrustic - an unsophisticated country person  
common man, common person, commoner - a person who holds no title
coon - an eccentric or undignified rustic; "I'll be a gone coon when the battle starts"
countryman, ruralist - a man who lives in the country and has country ways
countrywoman - a woman who lives in the country and has country ways
bushwhacker, hillbilly - a disparaging term for an unsophisticated person
bucolic, peasant, provincial - a country person
redneck, cracker - a poor White person in the southern United States
woodman, woodsman - someone who lives in the woods
bumpkin, chawbacon, hayseed, hick, rube, yahoo, yokel - a person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture
Adj.1.rustic - characteristic of rural life; "countrified clothes"; "rustic awkwardness"
rural - living in or characteristic of farming or country life; "rural people"; "large rural households"; "unpaved rural roads"; "an economy that is basically rural"
2.rustic - awkwardly simple and provincialrustic - awkwardly simple and provincial; "bumpkinly country boys"; "rustic farmers"; "a hick town"; "the nightlife of Montmartre awed the unsophisticated tourists"
provincial - characteristic of the provinces or their people; "deeply provincial and conformist"; "in that well-educated company I felt uncomfortably provincial"; "narrow provincial attitudes"
3.rustic - characteristic of the fields or countryrustic - characteristic of the fields or country; "agrestic simplicity"; "rustic stone walls"
rural - living in or characteristic of farming or country life; "rural people"; "large rural households"; "unpaved rural roads"; "an economy that is basically rural"

rustic

adjective
1. rural, country, pastoral, bucolic, sylvan, Arcadian, countrified, upcountry, agrestic the rustic charms of a country lifestyle
rural urban, cosmopolitan
noun
1. yokel, peasant, hick (informal, chiefly U.S. & Canad.), bumpkin, Hodge, swain (archaic), hillbilly, country boy, clod, boor, country cousin, hayseed (U.S. & Canad. informal), clodhopper (informal), son of the soil, clown, countryman or countrywoman rustics in from the country
yokel cosmopolitan, courtier, townie, city slicker, sophisticate, townsman

rustic

adjective
1. Of or relating to the countryside:
Informal: hick.
2. Of a plain and unsophisticated nature:
noun
A clumsy, unsophisticated person:
Translations
ريفي، قَرَويغَيْر مُتْقَن
hrubě zhotovenývenkovský
landligrustik
durván megmunkáltfalusiasparasztirusztikus
óheflaîur, grófgerîursveita-
kaimiškas
lauku-vienkāršszemnieku-
z neopracovaného dreva
kabaca yapılmışkırsal

rustic

[ˈrʌstɪk]
A. ADJ [pursuits] → rústico, del campo; [restaurant, cottage] → rústico, de campo; [style] → rústico; [setting, atmosphere] → rústico, campestre
B. Naldeano/a m/f

rustic

[ˈrʌstɪk]
adjrustique
n (pejorative)rustaud(e) m/f

rustic

nBauer m, → Bäuerin f
adj
(= rural)bäuerlich; furniture, stylerustikal; rustic novelBauernroman m
(pej: = crude) → derb, bäurisch

rustic

[ˈrʌstɪk]
1. adj (gen) → rustico/a; (scene) → campestre
2. n (pej) → cafone/a

rustic

(ˈrastik) adjective
1. of the countryside. rustic life.
2. roughly made. a rustic fence.
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