country-bred


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country-bred

adj
brought up in the country
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.country-bred - rough and uncouth; "a country boy"
rural - living in or characteristic of farming or country life; "rural people"; "large rural households"; "unpaved rural roads"; "an economy that is basically rural"
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country-bred

[ˌkʌntrɪˈbred] ADJcriado en el campo
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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.
But I was young and spirited, and like most lads that have been country-bred, I had a great opinion of my shrewdness.
Peter was a hard, wiry, brown faced, country-bred lad who looked on the coming war as the schoolboy looks on his holidays This day, however, he had been sombre and mute, with scarce a word a mile to bestow upon his comrade.
This in itself disconcerted me, and routed all my plans; but I went in boldly, and in a moment found myself between a couple of dogs, barking as your true country-bred animal can bark.
The cheeks are paler, the teeth more regular, the red lips thinner than is usual in a country-bred girl.
Divisional Commissioner Asif Iqbal Chaudhry inaugurated the derby in which 108 imported and country-bred greyhounds were taking part.
In all, 76 horses, with fewer thoroughbreds in the card dominated by unknown pedigree horses, some of them being re-enrolled as country-bred, will trot towards the starting gate to take part in races.
About 100 imported and country-bred greyhounds took part in the championship which remained a source of attraction for the locals who came here to entertain and get refuge from their routine life.
For the first time, developing country-bred GMOs are poised to break into the market.
Each of the "only a novel!" novels singled out for praise in Northanger Abbey recounts the story of a genteel, principled, country-bred young lady's introduction to society, and each portrays the vicissitudes of courtship that the heroine endures before site is safely united to the handsome, worthy young man whom she has loved since the first volume.
While Powell doesn't mind having fun with the pretensions of the young people of her generation and makes a point of exposing their childlike neediness, she takes an even closer interest in how these kids lose their country-bred innocence and turn into cynical New Yorkers.

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