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Meaning of YOKEL

Pronunciation:  'yowkul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  not very intelligent or interested in culture
 

YOKEL is a 5 letter word that starts with Y.

 

 Synonyms: bumpkin, chawbacon, hayseed, hick, rube, yahoo
 
 See Also: rustic

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Yo"kel\, n. [Perhaps from an AS. word akin to E. gawk.]
A country bumpkin. [Eng.] --Dickens.

 

 

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