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Resembling or characteristic of the extended informal discussions carried on by persons habitually assembled at a country store: cracker-barrel philosophy.
[After the cracker barrels that people supposedly would gather around for conversation in old-time general stores.]
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US rural; rustic; homespun: a cracker-barrel philosopher.
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suggesting the rustic informality of a country store: cracker-barrel philosophers.
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|Adj.||1.||cracker-barrel - characteristic of country life; "cracker-barrel philosophy"; "folksy humor"; "the air of homespun country boys"|
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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