chawbacon
noun Etymology: 1chaw + bacon Date: 1537 bumpkin, hick

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • chawbacon — noun A person who is not intelligent or interested in culture …   Wiktionary

  • chawbacon — n. hick, yokel, awkward and unsophisticated person …   English contemporary dictionary

  • chawbacon — noun a person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture • Syn: ↑yokel, ↑rube, ↑hick, ↑yahoo, ↑hayseed, ↑bumpkin • Derivationally related forms: ↑bumpkinly (fo …   Useful english dictionary

  • hayseed — hay seed n. 1. a rural, unsophisticated person; also used in an extended sense for one who is not very intelligent or uninterested in culture. Syn: yokel, rube, hick, yahoo, bumpkin, chawbacon. [WordNet 1.5] 2. Seed from grass, especially that… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hick — n. A person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture; a hayseed. Syn: yokel, rube, yahoo, hayseed, bumpkin, chawbacon. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Yokel — Country bumpkin redirects here. For the pony in J. R. R. Tolkien s legendarium, see Bumpkin (Middle earth). For the song by country music singer Cal Smith, see Country Bumpkin (song). Yokel is a derogatory term referring to the stereotype of… …   Wikipedia

  • boor — n 1. churl, curmudgeon, brute, barbarian, yahoo, Inf. goop, Chiefly Scot. tyke, Brit. Sl. mucker; lout, oaf, dolt, clod, clodhopper, clodpoll or clodpole or clodpate, gawk, looby, lubber, ox, clown, slouch, Chiefly Scot. cuddy, Inf. lummox, Sl.… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • bumpkin — n rustic, peasant, provincial, country cousin, countryman; yokel, country bumpkin, hawbuck, hobnail, Dial. lumpkin, Often Disparaging. hillbilly, Disparaging. bogtrotter, Inf. chawbacon, Inf. cider squeezer, Sl. hick, Sl. rube, Sl. hayseed, Sl.… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • churl — n 1. rustic, peasant, provincial, country cousin, countryman, hobnail; farmer, plowman, plow boy, chuff, swain, gaffer, kern, son or tiller of the soil, (in Egypt) fellah, (in Russia) muszhik or moujik, (in Spanish America and Southwestern U.S.)… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • clodhopper — n 1. rustic, peasant, provincial, country cousin, countryman, hobnail; farmer, plowman, plowboy, chuff, son or tiller of the soil, swain, kern, gaffer, (in Egypt) fellah, (in Russia) muszhik or mujick, (in Spanish A merica and South western U.… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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