What does "Rustic" mean?


(a.) Coarse; plain; simple; as, a rustic entertainment; rustic dress (a.) Of or pertaining to the country; rural; as, the rustic gods of antiquity (a.) Rude; awkward; rough; unpolished; as, rustic manners (a.) Simple; artless; unadorned; unaffected (n.) A rural person having a natural simplicity of character or manners; an artless, unaffected person (n.) An inhabitant of the country, especially one who is rude, coarse, or dull; a clown

Synonyms bucolic, pastoral, rural, provincial, arcadian, hick, unsophisticated, agrestic, countrified, bumpkinly, countryfied

Example: "Rustic stone walls" Example: "Rustic awkwardness" Example: "Rustic farmers" Example: "Rustic tranquility"

Word Family rustically, rusticities, rusticity