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countryman

Saltos de línea: coun¦try|man
Pronunciación: /ˈkʌntrɪmən
 
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Definición de countryman en inglés:

sustantivo (plural countrymen)

1A man living or born in a rural area: he was a complete countryman, with a pronounced affinity with nature
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • His oppressive office compelled the countrymen to bring their articles to market.
  • Micah, a simple countryman, was a native of a very poor village.
  • I'm proud of what I do, I'm a countryman.
Sinónimos
farmer, farmhand, country dweller, country cousin, son/daughter of the soil;
Frenchpaysan;
Russianmuzhik, kulak;
Spanishcampesino, paisano;
Egyptian fellah;
Indian ryot
Irish informal culchie, bogman
North American informal hayseed, hick, hillbilly, rube, schlub
Australian informal bushy, ocker
rare bucolic
2A person from the same country as someone else: they trust a fellow countryman
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • When the war broke they flocked to help the South while their fellow countrymen flocked to the Northern armies.
  • Here, the exiled speaker asks a fellow countryman if the same pleasant breeze blows across the borders.
  • Many of us also have more in common with our fellow countrymen than with events in a far off country.
Sinónimos
compatriot, fellow citizen, fellow national, fellow countryman/countrywoman

Words that rhyme with countryman

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