local yokel

local yokel

a local resident of a rural place. (Mildly derogatory.) One of the local yokels helped me change the tire. The local yokels all listen to the same radio station.
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local yokel

A native or inhabitant of a particular locale, as in She's only gone out with local yokels, so she's not used to more sophisticated men. This disparaging rhyming term was first used by troops stationed away from home. [Slang; mid-1900s]
See also: local

local yokel

(ˈloklæ ˈjoklæ)
n. a local resident of a rural place. (Mildly derogatory.) One of the local yokels helped me change the tire.
See also: local
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Imagine what would happen today if some local yokel walked up to a visiting candidate for president and asked to speak to him.
Encouraging them to sound like local yokel comedians is unkind.
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Turturro has the most fun as the batty local yokel, dressed like a crazed Mid-West parson and brimming with angst and anger.
But these stories also form the context for the media reincarnation of Bill Clinton from local yokel to forceful world leader: They reinforce political resignation, cynicism, and apathy, and urge us to defer to those above us, the authorities, our leaders.
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Trust me, folks, a spooky silence won't suddenly descend upon the place - and no weird-looking local yokel will utter the immortal words: "We don't like strangers around these parts.
Chigurh is tasked with retrieving $2 million that a local yokel (Josh Brolin) has fled with after stumbling on that drug-deal-gone-bad.
Then SOME bin-hoking local yokel bigots must have perceived a fatal threat to Derry's self-importance in a few buses full of Linfield fans.
Local yokel Becker split to Germany a decade ago and recorded infrequently thereafter.
But Emily falls for local yokel George (Sean Pertwee) when he saves her from drowning.
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In the clubs, lounge icon Joey Altruda holds forth, while Dwight Yoakam, that local yokel who landed a much-lauded tough-guy role in ``Sling Blade'' last year, hosts his annual charity bash.
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