Podunk


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Podunk

(ˈpodəŋk)
1. n. an imaginary rural town where everything and everyone is backward, old-fashioned, and inferior. This is the big city, not Podunk.
2. mod. rural and backward. (Usually podunk.) I want out of this podunk town.
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The company saw me as out there in Podunk, and nobody was interested in training me.
To expect busy readers in Podunk or Brooklyn to wade through a tome that analyzes, say, the strike by French workers, is not only a waste of time and space; it's downright foolish.
Yet, from Vice President to Podunk, environmentalists may be staking their fame, fortunes, and sacred honor on something that doesn't exist.
Director Jared Hess' 2004 debut requires you to buy into humor based on zoned-out youths in a podunk Idaho town epitomized by the blank-staring Napoleon (Jon Heder).
Eugene is no longer a podunk village on the south end of the Willamette Valley, but the center of a metropolis of 250,000 people.
Reichen and Chip provided Americans in Podunk and Peoria with an example of what a gay married couple looks like.
You see these ballets that were introduced to Podunk communities--no matter where they were, they gave every performance their all.
The one that Michael Caine and Laurence Olivier did together on screen and that every Podunk community black-box from here to Ames, Iowa, will attempt?
I'm stoked when Little Jimmy Rugrat in Podunk, Alabama gets to See the Muska bust a backside tailside.
There are only so many movies one can watch, so I generally pick those that most relate to my life (and believe me, in Podunk, S.
Jamie McMurray likened the race to something he might see on a tiny podunk track on a Saturday night.
Morris settled down in the podunk town of Big Lake, Texas, teaching chemistry and coaching high school baseball in a state where football gets the glory.
Included on the upgrade list is Mammoth's podunk airport, with the expectation of attracting a major carrier within two years.
We came out there and showed them (USC) that we're not some small podunk school from the East Coast,'' UMBC coach Catherine Lavery said.
You're more likely to see tourists from Podunk or abroad.