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Synonyms of yokel in English:


  • the yokels drank cider and pronounced it ‘zyder’
    bumpkin, country bumpkin, country cousin, rustic, countryman, countrywoman, country dweller, son/daughter of the soil, peasant, provincial, oaf, lout, boor, barbarian;
    Russianmuzhik, kulak;
    Egyptian fellah;
    Indian ryot
    informalclod, clodhopper, yahoo, yob, yobbo
    Irish informalculchie, bogman
    North American informalhayseed, hillbilly, hick, rube, schlub
    Australian informalbushy
    archaiccarl, churl, hind, kern
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