bumpkin

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bump·kin / ˈbəmpkin/ • n. inf., often derog. an unsophisticated or socially awkward person from a rural area: a country bumpkin.

bumpkin

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bumpkin XVI. The earliest ex., with the gloss Batavus Batavian, suggests that it was orig. applied joc. to Dutchmen; perh. — Du. boomken little tree, or MDu. bommekijn little barrel, used fig. for ‘squat figure’.

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