from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Resembling or having the characteristics of country life; rural.
  • adjective Lacking sophistication.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Having the appearance and manners of a rustic; rude.
  • adjective rendered in a manner resembling rural style.
  • adjective unsophisticated.

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  • adjective Rural, rustic; unsophisticated.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective characteristic of rural life


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From countrify +‎ -ed.


  • What was the use of Boston, and all its beautiful sights and busy sounds, if you must walk right along as if you were going to church, and not seem to see nor hear any of the wonders, for fear of being called countrified?

    Gypsy Breynton

  • His version of "I Got A Woman" has what only can be described as a countrified soul.

    Corpus Christi Caller Times, Stories

  • They probably think we're kind of countrified here in South Bend.

    A Veteran of the Fighting Irish

  • DELGADO: He's a real character, a real kind of countrified Texas character, and he started getting like that, and I knew that he was getting better.

    CNN Transcript Jan 23, 2002

  • Fanny did n't say "countrified," but she meant it, and

    An Old-Fashioned Girl

  • She tried to revert to the question once or twice later, but now Paul alternated between shaming her laughingly for her gullibility and making fun of her "countrified" interest in the affairs of her servants.

    The Squirrel-Cage

  • To find him here, an associate and friend of the people she had called "countrified," was most astonishing.

    Cap'n Dan's Daughter

  • "Well, I daresay you'll be safest to walk," said the porter, rather afraid of getting himself into a scrape if he fetched the children a fly without proper authority, and feeling uncertain, from their very plain and rather "countrified" appearance, if their friends belonged to the fly patronising class or not.

    "Carrots": Just a Little Boy

  • His speech and his ways were "countrified," and they remained so all the days of his life.

    Stories Of Georgia

  • There was much washing and mending and altering, sewing on of trimmings and letting down of tucks, to be done for her; for Mrs. Breynton desired to spare her the discomfort of feeling "countrified," and Yorkbury style was not distinctively _a la Paris_.

    Gypsy Breynton


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