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parish-pump

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adjective

  • 1 a major league performer showing the parish-pump locals how to run their affairs
    provincial, unsophisticated, small-town, parochial, parish-pump, insular, inward-looking, limited, blinkered, bourgeois, middle-class, conservative, petty, close-minded, myopic, introverted, illiberal, hidebound, intolerant
    [Antonyms] cosmopolitan, broad-minded, liberal
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    into Chinese into German
    Word of the day fortissimo
    Pronunciation: fɔːˈtɪsɪməʊ
    adverb
    (especially as a direction) very loud or loudly