1. [syn: yokel, rube, hick, yahoo, hayseed, bumpkin, chawbacon]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
hayseed \hay"seed\ n.
1. a rural, unsophisticated person; also used in an extended
sense for one who is not very intelligent or uninterested
Syn: yokel, rube, hick, yahoo, bumpkin, chawbacon.
2. Seed from grass, especially that which falls out of hay.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a person who is not very intelligent or interested in
culture [syn: yokel, rube, hick, yahoo, hayseed,
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
57 Moby Thesaurus words for "hayseed":
acorn, berry, bird seed, boor, boorish, bucolic, bumpkin, churlish,
clod, cloddish, clodhopper, clodhopping, clown, clownish,
countrified, country bumpkin, country-born, country-bred, farmer,
farmerish, flaxseed, from the sticks, fruit, gawk, gawky, grain,
hick, hicky, hillbilly, hobnailed, inurbane, kernel, linseed,
looby, lout, loutish, lubber, lummox, lumpen, lumpish, nut, oaf,
pip, pit, provincial, rube, rustic, seed, stone, uncouth,
uncultivated, uncultured, unpolished, unrefined, up-country, yokel,