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    rustic

    rustic - Dictionary definition and meaning for word rustic

    Definition
    (noun) an unsophisticated country person Definition
    (adj) characteristic of rural life
    Synonyms : countrified , countryfied
    Example Sentence
    • countrified clothes
    • rustic awkwardness
    Definition
    (adj) awkwardly simple and provincial
    Synonyms : bumpkinly , hick , unsophisticated
    Example Sentence
    • bumpkinly country boys
    • rustic farmers
    • a hick town
    • the nightlife of Montmartre awed the unsophisticated tourists
    Definition
    (adj) characteristic of the fields or country
    Synonyms : agrestic
    Example Sentence
    • agrestic simplicity
    • rustic stone walls
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for rustic

Think of RUST, which reminds us of something which is old or has worn out, hence country people are old fashioned, rural or slightly backwards

rustic=ruralistic

Picture an old RUSTING tractor.

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