Definition of Bumpkinly

1. Adjective. Awkwardly simple and provincial. "The nightlife of Montmartre awed the unsophisticated tourists"

Exact synonyms: Hick, Rustic, Unsophisticated
Similar to: Provincial
Derivative terms: Bumpkin, Rusticity



Definition of Bumpkinly

1. Adjective. Befitting a bumpkin. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bumpkinly

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bumpkinly

bumpers
bumpf
bumph
bumphs
bumpier
bumpiest
bumpily
bumpiness
bumpinesses
bumping
bumpingly
bumpings
bumpity
bumpkin
bumpkinish
bumpkinly (current term)
bumpkins
bumplike
bumpoff
bumps
bumps race
bumps races
bumpsadaisy
bumptious
bumptiously
bumptiousness
bumptiousnesses
bumpy
bumpy bits
bumpy torus

Literary usage of Bumpkinly

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1. The Victrola Book of the Opera: Stories of the Operas with Illustrations by Samuel Holland Rous, Victor Talking Machine Company (1921)
"Zerlina is flattered by the Don, who suggests she is too beautiful to wed the bumpkinly Masetto. The duet which follows, reveals admirably the simple ..."

2. Johnson's Dictionary by Samuel Johnson, John Walker (1836)
"... a. clownish, bumpkinly. Love, luv. va to regard with affection. Love, lav. >. the passion between the sexes; way. [lousy. good will, courtship ; liking, ..."

3. Peveril of the Peak by Walter Scott (1879)
"Why, thou hast been so long in the country, that thou hast got a bumpkinly clod-compelling sort of look thyself. That greasy doublet fits thee as if it were ..."

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