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English definition of “yokel”

yokel

noun [C]     /ˈjəʊ.kəl/ US  /ˈjoʊ-/ usually humorous
a stupid or awkward person who lives in the countryside rather than a town , especially one whose appearance is in some way strange or humorous : He plays the country yokel in the butter ad.The countryside
(Definition of yokel noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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