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Adj.1.bumpkinly - awkwardly simple and provincialbumpkinly - 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"
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d'Ivry in The Newcomes, were to persist in the later novels; as were the bumpkinly wenches, from Fanny Bolton in Pendennis to Elizabeth Prior in Lovel the Widower.