country bumpkin


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country bumpkin

[ˈkʌntrɪˈbʌmpkɪn] n (pej) → burino/a
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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!
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.
Frank, who describes himself as a country bumpkin - "I still ride my horse, fly my hawks and take my ferrets out" - hit upon the coffin scheme while working as a community first responder.
POET and comedian Pam Ayres has blasted producers on 1970s TV show Opportunity Knocks for making her look like a country bumpkin.
From starting out as Bert Bradshaw inCoronation Streetin 1964, he has played a plethora of memorable characters as diverse as downtrodden shop assistant Granville in Open all Hours, the voice of 80s cartoon superheroDanger Mouse, scheming country bumpkin Pop Larkin in The Darling Buds of May, to the phenomenal success of his role as Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter in Only Fools and Horses.
Recalling this, Andrew Young, former Atlanta Mayor said, "Everyone became a country bumpkin when they walked into the Hyatt.
For this country bumpkin in the city, Christmas Day on the island still yields good memories, good vibes and good tidings.
How did it happen that a peasant son of a remote province in the Soviet Union who arrived at Moscow State University "looking and sounding like a country bumpkin," who became a regional Communist Party boss, a protege of KGB chief Yuri Andropov, and who "kept bookmark-filled volumes from Lenin's collected works on his desk" would lead the Soviet Union over the precipice, end the Cold War and vanquish the very Communist ideology he so diligently studied in Lenin's books?
Hunter, the country bumpkin wellington brand that was first brought to the attention of the masses by Kate Moss, is now being steered by the very talented Alisdhair Willis (hubby of Stella McCartney) as their creative director.
Hunter, the country bumpkin wellington brand that was first brought to the attention of the masses by Kate Moss, is now being steered by the very talented Alasdhair Willis (hubby of Stella McCartney) as their creative director.