bumpkinish


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bumpkinish

(ˈbʌmpkɪnɪʃ) or

bumpkinly

adj
like a bumpkin
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Paw Castillo is the surprise standout in his new role as Mabini's bumpkinish assistant Pepe.
The early scenes in the film show Lars awkwardly trying to avoid any moment of connection or contact with the people in his small Wisconsin town, who are depicted as kindly and slightly bumpkinish. For Gus, Lars is both an embarrassment and a concern, and Lars's social phobia casts an unwelcome shadow on his new marriage and the expected arrival of their first child.
Both instances of nonstandard language use occur at moments when servants voice feelings of local attachment, and this suggests that Radcliffe is concerned to avoid the appearance, when rejecting aristocratic cosmopolitanism, of embracing a bumpkinish localism.