bumpkinnoun [ C ]uk /ˈbʌmp.kɪn/ us /ˈbʌmp.kɪn/ also country bumpkin informal disapproving
Examples from literature
- But the young gallant introduced to-night into the world she lived in was no bumpkin, and was a dandy of the town.
- Curiosity as to the place was at its utmost stretch, but our ignorant bumpkin could tell nothing about it.
- His manner towards me was that of a man of the world who is kindly disposed towards a country bumpkin.
- It's the kind of house that is becoming rare, and the bumpkin farmer and his family don't value antiquities.
- Then turning impatiently to the persons gathered around: "Does it require all of you, standing there like gaping bumpkins, to tighten my girth?