also countryfied adjective Etymology: country + -fied (as in glorified) Date: 1653 1. rural, rustic 2. unsophisticated 3. played or sung in the manner of country music <
countrified rock

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  • Countrified — Coun tri*fied (k[u^]n tr[i^]*f[imac]d), p. a. [Also spelled {countryfied}.] Having the appearance and manners of a rustic; rude; as, countrified clothes. [1913 Webster] As being one who took no pride, And was a deal too countrified. Lloyd. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Countrified — can refer to: Countrified (Emerson Drive album) Countrified (Farmer Boys album) Countrified (John Anderson album) This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an …   Wikipedia

  • countrified — countrified, countrify meaning ‘rural’ and ‘to make rural’, should be spelt this way, not countryfied, countryfy …   Modern English usage

  • countrified — (also countryfied) ► ADJECTIVE ▪ characteristic of the country, especially in being unsophisticated …   English terms dictionary

  • countrified — [kun′trə fīd΄] adj. [< COUNTRY + FY + ED] 1. rural; rustic 2. having the appearance, characteristics, or actions attributed to country people …   English World dictionary

  • countrified — [[t]kʌ̱ntrɪfaɪd[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n You use countrified to describe something that seems or looks like something in the country, rather than in a town. The house was so handsome, with a lovely countrified garden. 2) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ… …   English dictionary

  • countrified — countrifiedness, n. /kun treuh fuyd /, adj. 1. rustic or rural in appearance, conduct, etc.: a countrified person; a countrified area amid the suburbs. 2. not sophisticated or cosmopolitan; provincial. Also, countryfied. [1645 55; COUNTRIFY +… …   Universalium

  • countrified — coun|tri|fied [ˈkʌntrıfaıd] adj typical of the countryside, or made to seem typical of the countryside ▪ the countrified existence of the newly rich …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • countrified — adjective typical of the countryside, or made to seem typical of the countryside: the countrified existence of the newly rich …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • countrified — adjective /ˈkʌntɹɪfʌɪd/ Rural, rustic; unsophisticated …   Wiktionary

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