nounNorth American • informal
- Rough, remote, or isolated country: we’re out here in the boondocks, miles from a telephoneMore example sentences
- But I drift from the point, which is: what is a sane, accomplished, professional clarinet player to do while stuck out in the boondocks?
- I don't think anyone should sit around and say, ‘I don't care that people who live in the boondocks and are dialing in over a modem can't access my site.’
- Are you sure you want to trade all this in on an acreage in the boondocks of Alabama?
1940s: boondock from Tagalog bundok 'mountain'.