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Related to yokelish: Yugoslav, yogistic
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Adj.1.yokelish - (of persons) lacking in refinement or graceyokelish - (of persons) lacking in refinement or grace
unrefined - (used of persons and their behavior) not refined; uncouth; "how can a refined girl be drawn to such an unrefined man?"
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Tenor Keith Klassen, versatile as ever, took on the double role of The Auctioneer and Preacher, alongside tenor Tim Stiff as Mike Fedak, the rather yokelish family friend, and baritone Matthew Zadow as the young Granddad.
Our respected foreign minister, whose gaffe for declaring Pakistan as being neutral in the wake of the Mumbai attacks, was largely missed by our yokelish media.
Afrikaans was often used as a tool of ridicule mainly by "outsiders" for yokelish comic effect.