- country cousinsN-COUNTIf you refer to someone as a country cousin, you think that they are unsophisticated because they come from the country.
English dictionary. 2008.
Look at other dictionaries:
Country cousin — Coun try cousin A relative from the country visiting the city and unfamiliar with city manners and sights. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
country cousin — n someone who does not have a lot of experience and is confused by busy city life … Dictionary of contemporary English
country cousin — noun count INFORMAL an insulting word for someone from the countryside who does not have much experience of city life … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
country cousin — n. a rural person not used to city life and confused or excited by it … English World dictionary
country cousin — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms country cousin : singular country cousin plural country cousins informal an insulting word for someone from the countryside who does not have much experience of city life … English dictionary
country cousin — Synonyms and related words: aunt, auntie, blood brother, brethren, brother, bub, bubba, bud, buddy, cousin, cousin once removed, cousin twice removed, daughter, father, first cousin, foster brother, frater, grandnephew, grandniece, granduncle,… … Moby Thesaurus
country cousin — a person from the country or from a small town, to whom the sights and activities of a large city are novel and bewildering. [1760 70] * * * … Universalium
Country cousin — 1. dozen; 2. person, sometimes a relative, from the country … Dictionary of Australian slang
country cousin — I Australian Slang 1. dozen; 2. person, sometimes a relative, from the country II Cockney Rhyming Slang Dozen … English dialects glossary
country cousin — n. rural person who is not sophisticated, person from the country who is unsophisticated … English contemporary dictionary