An unsophisticated person, particularly from a rural place; a bumpkin. When I knew John, he was a total honyock, but he seems pretty used to city life now.
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n. someone, usually a male, who acts like a peasant; a crude or unsophisticated person; a rustic oaf. (Also a rude or playful term of address.) Steve seems like such a honyock until you get to know him.
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