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synonyms for yokel

On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to yokel, such as: country bumpkin, boor, hayseed, hick, hillbilly, and peasant.

How to use yokel in a sentence

  • Yet Mike Huckabee, an authentic by-his-bootstraps populist, was dismissed by the party's actual elite as a country yokel.

    Bush-Cheney 2012? | Reihan Salam | May 19, 2009 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • Hesitatingly, and like a clumsy yokel, I blurted: I have been wondering whether you cared for the performance I gave?

    The Fifth String   | John Philip Sousa
  • How can she have cared a hang for Ned, if she's ready to go and marry a yokel, for the sake of a home and respectability?

    Rhoda Fleming, Complete | George Meredith
  • Some yokel writes in the village paper, as Henley had written before, "James's stuff was not worth doing."

    Instigations | Ezra Pound
  • The yokel if he feels inclined for a sleep lies down and takes it just as the dumb creatures do.

  • For among the mud-larks he recognises one who, early in the day, offered insult to himself, calling him a “country yokel.”

    The Land of Fire | Mayne Reid

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