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  • as inredneck
  • as inhick

synonyms for local yokel

  • hillbilly
  • boor
  • bumpkin
  • clodhopper
  • farmer
  • hayseed
  • rube
  • rustic
  • yokel
  • backwoodsman/woman
  • cornfed
  • country boy/girl
  • country cousin
  • countryman/woman
  • good old boy
  • rural
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How to use local yokel in a sentence

A flightless, juvenal female was obtained by local boys at Pisté on July 21.
SUMMER BIRDS FROM THE YUCATAN PENINSULAERWIN E. KLAAS
On his arrival at the local railway station he was met by his lordship in person.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
His sister, who became Countess in her own right, was married to a local manufacturer, William Humphrys.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
This of course must be laid to the credit of the local supporters of "the noble art of self-defence," the Brummagem bruisers.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
No more admirable illustration can be found of the truth that the essence of defence lies in a vigorous local offence.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
The latter came to rough it in local color, the former to dream of a better world.
FEE OF THE FRONTIERHORACE BROWN FYFE
In 1777, there was a row among the tailors, which led to what may be called the first local strike.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
A local publication gives full details of those who have looked—and perished.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
The local name "Geai" may perhaps have misled him as to the occasional appearance of the Jay.
BIRDS OF GUERNSEY (1879)CECIL SMITH
As may be supposed by its having a local name, it is a common and well-known bird, and is resident in all the Islands.
BIRDS OF GUERNSEY (1879)CECIL SMITH
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WORDS RELATED TO LOCAL YOKEL

  • backwoodsman/woman
  • boor
  • bumpkin
  • clodhopper
  • cornfed
  • country boy/girl
  • country cousin
  • countryman/woman
  • farmer
  • hayseed
  • hillbilly
  • local yokel
  • redneck
  • rube
  • rural
  • yokel
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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