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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Characteristic of dwelling in the country. Simple, old-fashioned, and not spoiled by modern developments, in a way that is typical of the countryside.

Usage examples (37)
  • Our family stays in a rustic cabin during the summer.
  • Both towns are known for inexpensive, well-designed furniture in rustic styles.
  • For I am a patrician Cornelius and you no more than a rustic from the Latin hills.
  • 'Will you, by George!' answered the peasant girl, who was quite a rustic from the fields – 'what! gi me a whole entire guinea?' for more
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