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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. an unsophisticated country person;


1. characteristic of rural life;
- Example: "countrified clothes"
- Example: "rustic awkwardness"
[syn: countrified, countryfied, rustic]

2. awkwardly simple and provincial;
- Example: "bumpkinly country boys"
- Example: "rustic farmers"
- Example: "a hick town"
- Example: "the nightlife of Montmartre awed the unsophisticated tourists"
[syn: bumpkinly, hick, rustic, unsophisticated]

3. characteristic of the fields or country;
- Example: "agrestic simplicity"
- Example: "rustic stone walls"
[syn: agrestic, rustic]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Rustic \Rus"tic\, a. [L. rusticus, fr. rus, ruris, the country: cf. F. rustique. See Rural.] 1. Of or pertaining to the country; rural; as, the rustic gods of antiquity. "Rustic lays." --Milton. [1913 Webster] And many a holy text around she strews, That teach the rustic moralist to die. --Gray. [1913 Webster] She had a rustic, woodland air. --Wordsworth. [1913 Webster] 2. Rude; awkward; rough; unpolished; as, rustic manners. "A rustic muse." --Spenser. [1913 Webster] 3. Coarse; plain; simple; as, a rustic entertainment; rustic dress. [1913 Webster] 4. Simple; artless; unadorned; unaffected. --Pope. [1913 Webster] Rustic moth (Zool.), any moth belonging to Agrotis and allied genera. Their larvae are called cutworms. See Cutworm. Rustic work. (a) (Arch.) Cut stone facing which has the joints worked with grooves or channels, the face of each block projecting beyond the joint, so that the joints are very conspicuous. (b) (Arch. & Woodwork) Summer houses, or furniture for summer houses, etc., made of rough limbs of trees fancifully arranged. [1913 Webster] Syn: Rural; rude; unpolished; inelegant; untaught; awkward; rough; coarse; plain; unadorned; simple; artless; honest. See Rural. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Rustic \Rus"tic\, n. 1. An inhabitant of the country, especially one who is rude, coarse, or dull; a clown. [1913 Webster] Hence to your fields, you rustics! hence, away. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. A rural person having a natural simplicity of character or manners; an artless, unaffected person. [Poetic] [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

rustic adj 1: characteristic of rural life; "countrified clothes"; "rustic awkwardness" [syn: countrified, countryfied, rustic] 2: awkwardly simple and provincial; "bumpkinly country boys"; "rustic farmers"; "a hick town"; "the nightlife of Montmartre awed the unsophisticated tourists" [syn: bumpkinly, hick, rustic, unsophisticated] 3: characteristic of the fields or country; "agrestic simplicity"; "rustic stone walls" [syn: agrestic, rustic] n 1: an unsophisticated country person
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

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