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bump·kin 1

 (bŭmp′kĭn, bŭm′-)
n.
An awkward, unsophisticated person; a yokel.

[Perhaps from Flemish boomken, shrub, diminutive of boom, tree; see bheuə- in Indo-European roots or from Middle Dutch bommekijn, diminutive of bomme, barrel.]

bump·kin 2

 (bŭmp′kĭn, bŭm′-) or boom·kin (bo͞om′-)
n.
A short spar projecting from the deck of a ship, used to extend a sail or secure a block or stay.

[Probably from Dutch boomken, diminutive of boom, tree; see boom2.]
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bumpkin

(ˈbʌmpkɪn)
n
an awkward simple rustic person (esp in the phrase country bumpkin)
[C16 (perhaps originally applied to Dutchmen): perhaps from Dutch boomken small tree, or from Middle Dutch boomekijn small barrel, alluding to a short or squat person]

bumpkin

(ˈbʌmpkɪn) or

bumkin

n
(Nautical Terms) variant spellings of boomkin
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bump•kin

(ˈbʌmp kɪn)

n.
an awkward, simple rustic; yokel.
[1560–70; < Middle Dutch bommekijn little barrel =boom beam + -kijn -kin]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bumpkin - a person who is not very intelligent or interested in culturebumpkin - a person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture
rustic - an unsophisticated country person
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bumpkin

noun yokel, peasant, hick (informal, chiefly U.S. & Canad.), rustic, lout, hillbilly, oaf, country bumpkin, clown, boor, hayseed (U.S. & Canad. informal), clodhopper, lubber unsophisticated country bumpkins
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bumpkin

noun
A clumsy, unsophisticated person:
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Translations
شَخْصٌ ريفي ساذِج
balík
bondetamp
esetlen falusi fajankó
klaufi, sveitalubbi
kaimo Jurgis
lempis

bumpkin

[ˈbʌmpkɪn] N (also country bumpkin) (pej) → pueblerino/a m/f, paleto/a m/f (Sp)
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bumpkin

[ˈbʌmpkɪn] n (= yokel) → péquenaud m
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bumpkin

n (also country bumpkin, = man) → (Bauern)tölpel m; (= woman)Trampel fvom Land
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bumpkin

(ˈbampkin) noun
a clumsy or stupid country person. a country bumpkin.
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References in classic literature ?
The stout lady occasionally turned her head squarely around and surveyed Anne through her eyeglasses until Anne, acutely sensitive of being so scrutinized, felt that she must scream aloud; and the white-lace girl kept talking audibly to her next neighbor about the "country bumpkins" and "rustic belles" in the audience, languidly anticipating "such fun" from the displays of local talent on the program.
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.
No town-bred dandy will compare with a country-bred one -- I mean a downright bumpkin dandy --a fellow that, in the dog-days, will mow his two acres in buckskin gloves for fear of tanning his hands.
The veriest bumpkin, on entering an apartment so bedizzened, would be instantly aware of something wrong, although he might be altogether unable to assign a cause for his dissatisfaction.
How now, I reflect, what sort of bumpkin is this, and perhaps I say to him cruelly: "Boy, you are uncommonly like your mother."
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!
I am not sure that the greatest man of his age, if ever that solitary superlative existed, could escape these unfavorable reflections of himself in various small mirrors; and even Milton, looking for his portrait in a spoon, must submit to have the facial angle of a bumpkin. Moreover, if Mr.
"What a bumpkin he is for a Captain in the army," old Osborne thought.
I don't believe a bumpkin like you could manage all that.
Nicola Johnstone, Childcare Practitioner, Country Bumpkins Nursery - After coming back from travelling in Australia and New Zealand, a friend got in touch that was looking for an au pair for a family back here in the UK so that was my first experience of childcare.