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yokel

noun [C] uk   /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.
Translations of “yokel”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指外表可笑的)土包子,鄉巴佬…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指外表可笑的)土包子,乡巴佬…
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