2 informal, chiefly North American A person from the country, especially one who is simple and unsophisticated: notices of agricultural sales are an irresistible lure for hicks and hayseeds
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- This confederation of hayseeds took control of North Dakota after World War I.
- TV has yet to yield a Canadian urban aesthetic that broadly appeals to all us former hayseeds who are drawn to urban hubs.
- The Savage family consists of a bunch of stubborn hayseeds that get real angry when crossed.
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