Rustic

  • 1 Rustic — Rus tic, a. [L. rusticus, fr. rus, ruris, the country: cf. F. rustique. See {Rural}.] 1. Of or pertaining to the country; rural; as, the rustic gods of antiquity. Rustic lays. Milton. [1913 Webster] And many a holy text around she strews, That… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 rustic — RÚSTIC, Ă, rustici, ce, adj. De la ţară, ca la ţară, imitând anumite aspecte ale vieţii de ţară; câmpenesc. ♦ Cu suprafaţă brută, nefinisată. ♦ fig. Necioplit, grosolan, neşlefuit. – Din fr. rustique, lat. rusticus. Trimis de ana zecheru,… …

    Dicționar Român

  • 3 Rustic — can refer to:In zoology: * The Rustic, a noctuid moth * The Rustic ( Cupha erymanthis ), a nymphalid butterflyIn geography: * Rustic, Toronto, a neighbourhood in Toronto, Ontario, CanadaIn architecture: * National Park Service Rustic, an… …

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  • 4 rustic — [adj1] country, rural agrarian, agricultural, Arcadian, artless, austere, bucolic, countrified, homely, homespun, homey, honest, natural, outland, pastoral, picturesque, plain, primitive, provincial, simple, sylvan, unaffected, unpolished,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 5 rustic — [rus′tik] adj. [LME rustyk < MFr rustique < L rusticus < rus, the country: see RURAL] 1. of or living in the country, as distinguished from cities or towns; rural 2. lacking refinement, elegance, polish, or sophistication; specif., a)… …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 Rustic — Rus tic, n. 1. An inhabitant of the country, especially one who is rude, coarse, or dull; a clown. [1913 Webster] Hence to your fields, you rustics! hence, away. Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. A rural person having a natural simplicity of character or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 rustic — index inelegant, ingenuous, simple, uncouth Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 8 rustic — (adj.) mid 15c., from L. rusticus, from rus (gen. ruris) open land, country (see RURAL (Cf. rural)). Noun meaning a country person, peasant is from mid 16c …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 rustic — *rural, pastoral, bucolic …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 10 rustic — ► ADJECTIVE 1) of or characteristic of life in the country. 2) having a simplicity and charm that is considered typical of the countryside. 3) (of furniture) made of rough branches or timber. ► NOUN often derogatory ▪ an unsophisticated country… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 rustic — I. adjective also rustical Etymology: Middle English rustik, from Latin rusticus, from rus open land more at room Date: 15th century 1. of, relating to, or suitable for the country ; rural < rustic rolling farmland > 2 …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 12 rustic — [[t]rʌ̱stɪk[/t]] rustics 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n (approval) You can use rustic to describe things or people that you approve of because they are simple or unsophisticated in a way that is typical of the countryside. ...the rustic charm of a… …

    English dictionary

  • 13 rustic — I UK [ˈrʌstɪk] / US adjective 1) typical of the simple style of the countryside We ate in a rustic inn near the sea. a rustic charm virtually unchanged through the centuries 2) made from wood or other material with a rough surface II UK [ˈrʌstɪk] …

    English dictionary

  • 14 rustic — rus|tic1 [ˈrʌstık] adj [Date: 1400 1500; : Old French; Origin: rustique, from Latin rusticus, from rus; RURAL] 1.) simple, old fashioned, and not spoiled by modern developments, in a way that is typical of the countryside ▪ The village had a… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 rustic — rus|tic1 [ rʌstık ] adjective 1. ) typical of the simple style of the countryside: We ate in a rustic inn near the ocean. a rustic charm virtually unchanged through the centuries 2. ) made from wood or other material with a rough surface rustic… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 rustic — 1. adjective 1) a rustic setting Syn: rural, country, countryside, countrified, pastoral, bucolic; agricultural, agrarian; literary sylvan, georgic Ant: urban 2) rustic wooden tables …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 17 rustic — 1 adjective 1 simple, old fashioned, and not spoiled by modern developments, in a way that is typical of the countryside: The village had a certain rustic charm. 2 (only before noun) roughly made from wood: a rustic chair rusticity noun (U) 2… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 rustic — 1. adjective 1) a rustic setting Syn: rural, country, pastoral, bucolic, agricultural, agrarian 2) rustic wooden tables Syn: plain, simple, homely, unsophisticated, rough …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 19 rustic — 1. adjective /ˈrʌstɪk/ a) country styled or pastoral; rural rustic country where the sheep and cattle roamed freely b) unfinished or roughly finished work 2. noun /ˈrʌstɪk/ …

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  • 20 rustic — adj. Rustic is used with these nouns: ↑charm, ↑furniture …

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