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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]
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local yokel

(ˈloklæ ˈjoklæ)
n. a local resident of a rural place. (Mildly derogatory.) One of the local yokels helped me change the tire.
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The company says Yokel is inspired by the German traditions of small village breweries.
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He was something of a Southern yokel when he first arrived in Harlem, even when the Brotherhood first assimilated and began indoctrinating him.
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of the apocryphal incident of the southern yokel "who rushes to the stage to save Desdemona from the black man.
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.
Now with the acquisition of Yokel, we are able to increase foot-traffic to merchants by driving those searching for products online to their stores.
Adapted by RSC artistic director Gregory Doran, there is plenty of humour sandwiched between the tragedy, with morris dancing yokel Cuddy Banks (superbly played by Dafydd Llyr Thomas) providing much amusement when he befriends the devil dog, oblivious to its sinister powers.
I will not endure obese Americans pointing at me and protesting: "The guidebook's wrong - that yokel isn't dribbling.
She was a bully who treated me like some kind of country yokel from Yorkshire.
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Local yokel Becker split to Germany a decade ago and recorded infrequently thereafter.
The winning entries, Yokel, Proxido and Cell Soul will receive cash prizes and an audience with venture capital firms.
Encouraging them to sound like local yokel comedians is unkind.