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Definition of Rustic

Rustic

  1. Of or pertaining to the country; rural; as, the rustic gods of antiquity.
  2. Rude; awkward; rough; unpolished; as, rustic manners.
  3. Coarse; plain; simple; as, a rustic entertainment; rustic dress.
  4. Simple; artless; unadorned; unaffected.
  5. An inhabitant of the country, especially one who is rude, coarse, or dull; a clown.
  6. A rural person having a natural simplicity of character or manners; an artless, unaffected person.

Rustic Quotations

He who postpones the hour of living is like the rustic who waits for the river to run out before he crosses.
Horace

I really like rustic mediterranean cooking. And I like trying out curry takeaways.
Jack Dee

The quiet rhythmic monotone of the wall of logs fills one with the rustic peace of a secluded nook in the woods.
Gustav Stickley

My husband is from Florence. And he has a 15th-century barn that is completely rustic and very 'Green Acres'-like.
Debi Mazar

A molcajete is a stone mortar and pestle from Mexico. They're great for grinding spices and making salsa and guacamole because they give everything a nice coarse and rustic feel. I've never collected anything, but I think I might start collecting these because each one is decorated differently.
Bobby Flay
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Rustic Translations

rustic in French is villageois
rustic in Italian is rurale, semplice, villereccio
rustic in Latin is rusticus
rustic in Swedish is lantlig, lantbo
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