Definitions

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  • adjective stupid and ignorant like proverbial rural inhabitants

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Examples

  • The men stared with blank and yokel-like eyes at him.

    The Red Badge of Courage

  • Velasquez clearly inspired them; but there never was in his work any of the noble delicacies of the Spaniard; it was always nearer to the plainer and more -- forgive the phrase -- yokel-like eloquence of Hals.

    Modern Painting

  • The men stared with blank and yokel-like eyes at him.

    The Red Badge of Courage

  • The men stared with blank and yokel-like eyes at him.

    The Red Badge of Courage

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