Synonyms of provincial in English:
3 pompous bankers and their dull, provincial wives
unsophisticated, narrow-minded, parochial, small-town, suburban, insular, parish-pump, inward-looking, limited, restricted, localist, conservative, narrow;
[Antonyms] sophisticated, broad-minded
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those who did not know what it took were dismissed as provincials
(country) bumpkin, country cousin, rustic, yokel, village idiot, peasant, churl, lout, boor, oaf, clown, barbarian, yahoo
informal clod, clodhopper
British informal yob, yobbo, plonker
Australian informal ocker
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