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burgher (Also burghers) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to burgher

germane

  • adjective satellite relevant and appropriate
    • he asks questions that are germane and central to the issue

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commoner

  • noun a person who holds no title
    common man; common person.
  • adjective belonging to or participated in by a community as a whole; public
    common.
    • for the common good
    • common lands are set aside for use by all members of a community

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joe_blow

  • noun a hypothetical average man
    Joe Bloggs; John Doe; man in the street.

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dogsbody

  • noun a worker who has to do all the unpleasant or boring jobs that no one else wants to do

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proletarian

  • noun a member of the working class (not necessarily employed)
    worker; prole.
    • workers of the world--unite!
  • adjective satellite belonging to or characteristic of the proletariat

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northern

  • adjective in or characteristic of a region of the United States north of (approximately) the Mason-Dixon line
    • Northern liberals
    • northern industry
    • northern cities
  • noun a dialect of Middle English that developed into Scottish Lallans

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title

  • noun a heading that names a statute or legislative bill; may give a brief summary of the matters it deals with
    statute title; rubric.
    • Title 8 provided federal help for schools
  • noun the name of a work of art or literary composition etc.
    • he looked for books with the word `jazz' in the title
    • he refused to give titles to his paintings
    • I can never remember movie titles

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anti-intellectual

  • noun a person who is uninterested in intellectual pursuits
    lowbrow; philistine.
  • adjective satellite smug and ignorant and indifferent or hostile to artistic and cultural values
    philistine.

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layman

  • noun someone who is not a clergyman or a professional person
    layperson; secular.

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social_class

  • noun people having the same social, economic, or educational status
    socio-economic class; class; stratum.
    • the working class
    • an emerging professional class

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citizen

  • noun a native or naturalized member of a state or other political community

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orange

  • noun round yellow to orange fruit of any of several citrus trees
  • noun orange color or pigment; any of a range of colors between red and yellow
    orangeness.

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secular

  • noun someone who is not a clergyman or a professional person
    layperson; layman.
  • adjective of or relating to the doctrine that rejects religion and religious considerations

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burgher

  • noun a citizen of an English borough
    burgess.
  • noun a member of the middle class
    bourgeois.

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hillbilly

  • noun a disparaging term for an unsophisticated person
    bushwhacker.

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lowbrow

  • noun a person who is uninterested in intellectual pursuits
    anti-intellectual; philistine.
  • adjective satellite characteristic of a person who is not cultivated or does not have intellectual tastes
    uncultivated; lowbrowed.
    • lowbrow tastes

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coon

  • noun an eccentric or undignified rustic
    • I'll be a gone coon when the battle starts
  • noun (ethnic slur) extremely offensive name for a Black person
    nigga; nigra; nigger; jigaboo; spade.
    • only a Black can call another Black a nigga

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prosperous

  • adjective satellite in fortunate circumstances financially; moderately rich
    well-to-do; well-heeled; well-off; comfortable; well-fixed; well-situated; easy.
    • they were comfortable or even wealthy by some standards
    • easy living
    • a prosperous family
    • his family is well-situated financially
    • well-to-do members of the community
  • adjective satellite very lively and profitable
    booming; palmy; thriving; prospering; roaring; flourishing.
    • flourishing businesses
    • a palmy time for stockbrokers
    • a prosperous new business
    • doing a roaring trade
    • a thriving tourist center
    • did a thriving business in orchids

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bucolic

  • noun a country person
    provincial; peasant.
  • noun a short poem descriptive of rural or pastoral life
    idyll; eclogue; idyl.

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sri_lanka

  • noun a republic on the island of Ceylon; became independent of the United Kingdom in 1948
    Ceylon; Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka.

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enfranchised

  • adjective endowed with the rights of citizenship especially the right to vote
  • verb grant freedom to; as from slavery or servitude
    affranchise; enfranchise.
    • Slaves were enfranchised in the mid-19th century

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peasant

  • noun a country person
    bucolic; provincial.
  • noun one of a (chiefly European) class of agricultural laborers

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common

  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    green; park; commons.
    • they went for a walk in the park
  • adjective belonging to or participated in by a community as a whole; public
    • for the common good
    • common lands are set aside for use by all members of a community

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night

  • noun the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside
    dark; nighttime.
  • noun a period of ignorance or backwardness or gloom

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people

  • noun (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively
    • old people
    • there were at least 200 people in the audience
  • noun the body of citizens of a state or country
    citizenry.
    • the Spanish people

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burger

  • noun a sandwich consisting of a fried cake of minced beef served on a bun, often with other ingredients
    beefburger; hamburger.
  • noun United States jurist appointed chief justice of the United States Supreme Court by Richard Nixon (1907-1995)
    Warren Earl Burger; Warren Burger; Warren E. Burger.

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street

  • noun a thoroughfare (usually including sidewalks) that is lined with buildings
    • they walked the streets of the small town
    • he lives on Nassau Street
  • noun the part of a thoroughfare between the sidewalks; the part of the thoroughfare on which vehicles travel
    • be careful crossing the street

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yokel

  • noun a person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture
    rube; bumpkin; yahoo; hayseed; chawbacon; hick.

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hick

  • noun a person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture
    rube; bumpkin; yahoo; hayseed; chawbacon; yokel.
  • adjective satellite awkwardly simple and provincial
    rustic; unsophisticated; bumpkinly.
    • bumpkinly country boys
    • rustic farmers
    • a hick town
    • the nightlife of Montmartre awed the unsophisticated tourists

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common_person

  • noun a person who holds no title
    common man; commoner.

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state

  • noun the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation
    province.
    • his state is in the deep south
  • noun the way something is with respect to its main attributes
    • the current state of knowledge
    • his state of health
    • in a weak financial state

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petit_bourgeois

  • noun a member of the lower middle class
  • noun lower middle class (shopkeepers and clerical staff etc.)
    petty bourgeoisie; petite bourgeoisie.

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jackanapes

  • noun someone who is unimportant but cheeky and presumptuous
    whippersnapper; lightweight.

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reader

  • noun a person who enjoys reading
  • noun someone who contracts to receive and pay for a service or a certain number of issues of a publication
    subscriber.

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squirt

  • noun someone who is small and insignificant
    pip-squeak; small fry.
  • noun the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid)
    spurt; spirt; jet.

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burg

  • noun colloquial American term for a town
    • I've lived in this burg all my life

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medieval

  • adjective relating to or belonging to the Middle Ages
    mediaeval.
    • Medieval scholars
    • Medieval times
  • adjective satellite as if belonging to the Middle Ages; old-fashioned and unenlightened
    gothic; mediaeval.
    • a medieval attitude toward dating

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free

  • noun people who are free
    free people.
    • the home of the free and the brave
  • verb grant freedom to; free from confinement
    unloosen; unloose; loose; release; liberate.

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burgher

  • noun a citizen of an English borough
    burgess.
  • noun a member of the middle class
    bourgeois.

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small

  • noun the slender part of the back
  • noun a garment size for a small person

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hayseed

  • noun a person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture
    rube; bumpkin; yahoo; chawbacon; yokel; hick.

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colonization

  • noun the act of colonizing; the establishment of colonies
    colonisation; settlement.
    • the British colonization of America

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bushwhacker

  • noun a disparaging term for an unsophisticated person
    hillbilly.
  • noun a Confederate guerrilla during the American Civil War

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whig

  • noun a member of the political party that urged social reform in 18th and 19th century England; was the opposition party to the Tories
  • noun a supporter of the American Revolution

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sri

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united

  • adjective characterized by unity; being or joined into a single entity
    • presented a united front
  • verb act in concert or unite in a common purpose or belief
    unify; unite.

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john_bull

  • noun a man of English descent
    limey.

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social

  • noun a party of people assembled to promote sociability and communal activity
    mixer; sociable.
  • adjective relating to human society and its members
    societal.
    • social institutions
    • societal evolution
    • societal forces
    • social legislation

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nonentity

  • noun the state of not existing
    nonexistence.
  • noun a person of no influence
    nobody; cipher; cypher.

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south

  • noun the cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees
    due south; S; southward.
  • noun the region of the United States lying to the south of the Mason-Dixon line

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englishman

  • noun a man who is a native or inhabitant of England

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countrywoman

  • noun a woman who lives in the country and has country ways
  • noun a woman from your own country

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community

  • noun a group of people living in a particular local area
    • the team is drawn from all parts of the community
  • noun common ownership
    • they shared a community of possessions

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anti

  • noun a person who is opposed (to an action or policy or practice etc.)
    • the antis smelled victory after a long battle
  • adjective not in favor of (an action or proposal etc.)

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church

  • noun one of the groups of Christians who have their own beliefs and forms of worship
    Christian church.
  • noun a place for public (especially Christian) worship
    church building.
    • the church was empty

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city

  • noun a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts
    metropolis; urban center.
    • Ancient Troy was a great city
  • noun an incorporated administrative district established by state charter
    • the city raised the tax rate

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connote

  • verb express or state indirectly
    imply.
  • verb involve as a necessary condition of consequence; as in logic
    predicate.
    • solving the problem is predicated on understanding it well

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rustic

  • noun an unsophisticated country person
  • adjective satellite characteristic of rural life
    countrified; countryfied.
    • countrified clothes
    • rustic awkwardness

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burgess

  • noun a citizen of an English borough
    burgher.
  • noun English writer of satirical novels (1917-1993)
    Anthony Burgess.

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night_watchman

  • noun a watchman who works during the night

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fry

  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; nipper; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; child; shaver; tike; minor; kid.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster
  • noun English painter and art critic (1866-1934)
    Roger Fry; Roger Eliot Fry.

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opponent

  • noun a contestant that you are matched against
    opposite; opposition.
  • noun someone who offers opposition
    resister; opposer; adversary; antagonist.

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rube

  • noun a person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture
    bumpkin; yahoo; hayseed; chawbacon; yokel; hick.

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orange_free_state

  • noun a province in central South Africa that was colonized by the Boers; named Free State in 1997
    Free State.

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complacency

  • noun the feeling you have when you are satisfied with yourself
    complacence; self-complacency; self-satisfaction.
    • his complacency was absolutely disgusting

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pip

  • noun a disease of poultry
  • noun a minor nonspecific ailment

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nobody

  • noun a person of no influence
    cipher; nonentity; cypher.

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layperson

  • noun someone who is not a clergyman or a professional person
    secular; layman.

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yahoo

  • noun a person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture
    rube; bumpkin; hayseed; chawbacon; yokel; hick.
  • noun one of a race of brutes resembling men but subject to the Houyhnhnms in a novel by Jonathan Swift

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john_doe

  • noun a hypothetical average man
    Joe Bloggs; Joe Blow; man in the street.
  • noun an unknown or fictitious man who is a party to legal proceedings

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ruralist

  • noun an advocate of rural living
  • noun a man who lives in the country and has country ways
    countryman.

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joe_bloggs

  • noun a hypothetical average man
    Joe Blow; John Doe; man in the street.

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burghership

The state or privileges of a burgher.

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town

  • noun an urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city
    • they drive through town on their way to work
  • noun the people living in a municipality smaller than a city
    townspeople; townsfolk.
    • the whole town cheered the team

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small_fry

  • noun someone who is small and insignificant
    pip-squeak; squirt.
  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; nipper; tyke; nestling; youngster; child; fry; shaver; tike; minor; kid.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster

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woodsman

  • noun someone who lives in the woods
    woodman.
  • noun makes things out of wood
    woodman; woodworker.

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cypher

  • noun a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number
    0; zero; nought; cipher.
  • noun a quantity of no importance
    aught; zip; nil; nada; zero; nix; cipher; zilch; goose egg; zippo; nothing; naught; null.
    • it looked like nothing I had ever seen before
    • reduced to nil all the work we had done
    • we racked up a pathetic goose egg
    • it was all for naught
    • I didn't hear zilch about it

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plebeian

  • noun one of the common people
    pleb.
  • adjective satellite of or associated with the great masses of people
    vulgar; common; unwashed.
    • the common people in those days suffered greatly
    • behavior that branded him as common
    • his square plebeian nose
    • a vulgar and objectionable person
    • the unwashed masses

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official

  • noun a worker who holds or is invested with an office
    functionary.
  • noun someone who administers the rules of a game or sport
    • the golfer asked for an official who could give him a ruling

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cracker

  • noun a thin crisp wafer made of flour and water with or without leavening and shortening; unsweetened or semisweet
  • noun a poor White person in the southern United States
    redneck.

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jamaican

Of or pertaining to Jamaica. -- n. A native or inhabitant of Jamaica.

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historical

  • adjective of or relating to the study of history
    • historical scholars
    • a historical perspective
  • adjective satellite having once lived or existed or taken place in the real world as distinct from being legendary
    • the historical Jesus
    • doubt that a historical Camelot every existed
    • actual historical events

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middle_class

  • noun the social class between the lower and upper classes
    bourgeoisie.

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oath

  • noun profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger
    swearing; swearword; expletive; cuss; curse; curse word.
    • expletives were deleted
  • noun a commitment to tell the truth (especially in a court of law); to lie under oath is to become subject to prosecution for perjury
    swearing.

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common_man

  • noun a person who holds no title
    common person; commoner.

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history

  • noun the aggregate of past events
    • a critical time in the school's history
  • noun a record or narrative description of past events
    account; story; chronicle.
    • a history of France
    • he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president
    • the story of exposure to lead

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whippersnapper

  • noun someone who is unimportant but cheeky and presumptuous
    jackanapes; lightweight.

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surname

  • noun the name used to identify the members of a family (as distinguished from each member's given name)
    last name; family name; cognomen.

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prole

  • noun a member of the working class (not necessarily employed)
    worker; proletarian.
    • workers of the world--unite!

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resident

  • noun someone who lives at a particular place for a prolonged period or who was born there
    occupier; occupant.
  • noun a physician (especially an intern) who lives in a hospital and cares for hospitalized patients under the supervision of the medical staff of the hospital
    house physician; resident physician.
    • the resident was receiving special clinical training at the hospital

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petit

Small; little; insignificant; mean; -- Same as Petty. Obs., except in legal language.
By what small, petit hints does the mind catch hold of and recover a vanishing notion. South.

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disambiguation

  • noun clarification that follows from the removal of ambiguity

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lightweight

  • noun a professional boxer who weighs between 131 and 135 pounds
  • noun someone who is unimportant but cheeky and presumptuous
    whippersnapper; jackanapes.

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cornishman

  • noun a man who is a native or inhabitant of Cornwall

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middle

  • noun an area that is approximately central within some larger region
    heart; eye; center; centre.
    • it is in the center of town
    • they ran forward into the heart of the struggle
    • they were in the eye of the storm
  • noun an intermediate part or section
    • A whole is that which has beginning, middle, and end"- Aristotle

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britain

  • noun a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
    U.K.; Great Britain; UK; United Kingdom; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

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chawbacon

  • noun a person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture
    rube; bumpkin; yahoo; hayseed; yokel; hick.

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countryman

  • noun a man from your own country
  • noun a man who lives in the country and has country ways
    ruralist.

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borough

  • noun one of the administrative divisions of a large city
  • noun an English town that forms the constituency of a member of parliament

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man_in_the_street

  • noun a hypothetical average man
    Joe Bloggs; Joe Blow; John Doe.

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provincial

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) an official in charge of an ecclesiastical province acting under the superior general of a religious order
    • the general of the Jesuits receives monthly reports from the provincials
  • noun a country person
    bucolic; peasant.

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jacobean

  • noun any distinguished personage during the reign of James I
  • adjective of or relating to James I or his reign or times
    • Jacobean writers

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bumpkin

  • noun a person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture
    rube; yahoo; hayseed; chawbacon; yokel; hick.

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philistine

  • noun a person who is uninterested in intellectual pursuits
    anti-intellectual; lowbrow.
  • noun a member of an Aegean people who settled ancient Philistia around the 12th century BC

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tory

  • noun an American who favored the British side during the American Revolution
  • noun a member of political party in Great Britain that has been known as the Conservative Party since 1832; was the opposition party to the Whigs

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field

  • noun a piece of land cleared of trees and usually enclosed
    • he planted a field of wheat
  • noun a region where a battle is being (or has been) fought
    battlefield; battleground; field of battle; field of honor.
    • they made a tour of Civil War battlefields

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republic

  • noun a political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them
    commonwealth; democracy.
  • noun a form of government whose head of state is not a monarch
    • the head of state in a republic is usually a president

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grand

  • noun the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100
    yard; G; thou; thousand; M; chiliad; one thousand; K; 1000.
  • noun a piano with the strings on a horizontal harp-shaped frame; usually supported by three legs
    grand piano.

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lay_reader

  • noun a layman who is authorized by the bishop to read parts of the service in an Anglican or Episcopal church

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woodman

  • noun someone who lives in the woods
    woodsman.
  • noun makes things out of wood
    woodsman; woodworker.

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track

  • noun a line or route along which something travels or moves
    path; course.
    • the hurricane demolished houses in its path
    • the track of an animal
    • the course of the river
  • noun evidence pointing to a possible solution
    trail; lead.
    • the police are following a promising lead
    • the trail led straight to the perpetrator

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worker

  • noun a person who works at a specific occupation
    • he is a good worker
  • noun a member of the working class (not necessarily employed)
    proletarian; prole.
    • workers of the world--unite!

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cipher

  • noun a message written in a secret code
    cypher.
  • noun a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number
    0; zero; nought; cypher.

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lay

  • noun a narrative song with a recurrent refrain
    ballad.
  • noun a narrative poem of popular origin
    ballad.

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redneck

  • noun a poor White person in the southern United States
    cracker.

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squeak

  • noun a short high-pitched noise
    • the squeak of shoes on powdery snow
  • noun something achieved (or escaped) by a narrow margin
    close shave; narrow escape; close call; squeaker.

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lanka

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class

  • noun a collection of things sharing a common attribute
    category; family.
    • there are two classes of detergents
  • noun a body of students who are taught together
    grade; course; form.
    • early morning classes are always sleepy

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bourgeois

  • noun a capitalist who engages in industrial commercial enterprise
    businessperson.
  • noun a member of the middle class
    burgher.

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man

  • noun an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
    adult male.
    • there were two women and six men on the bus
  • noun someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force
    military man; serviceman; military personnel.
    • two men stood sentry duty

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pip-squeak

  • noun someone who is small and insignificant
    small fry; squirt.

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michelle

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intellectual

  • noun a person who uses the mind creatively
    intellect.
  • adjective satellite of or associated with or requiring the use of the mind
    noetic; rational.
    • intellectual problems
    • the triumph of the rational over the animal side of man

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in

  • noun a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
    inch.
  • noun a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite
    indium; atomic number 49.

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person

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • noun a human body (usually including the clothing)
    • a weapon was hidden on his person

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secession

  • noun an Austrian school of art and architecture parallel to the French art nouveau in the 1890s
    sezession.
  • noun the withdrawal of eleven southern states from the Union in 1860 which precipitated the American Civil War

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