Definition of country cousin in English:
A person with an unsophisticated and provincial appearance or manners: with her long black gown, she made Lucy feel like a country cousin
More example sentences
- To begin with, they are adepts of conspiracy theory, obsessed with information, disinformation, propaganda and its country cousin, mind control.
- Call me a country cousin if you want, but even Toronto, with all its manufacturing, still owes much of its wealth to the natural resources that lie outside its boundaries.
- Its story, such as it is, revolves round two gloomy middle-aged men - an affluent photographer living in Istanbul and his jobless country cousin.
Definition of country cousin in:
- US English dictionary
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