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[krak-er-bar-uh l] /ˈkræk ərˌbær əl/

of or suggesting the simple rustic informality and directness thought to be characteristic of life in and around a country store:
homespun, cracker-barrel philosophy.
(US) rural; rustic; homespun: a cracker-barrel philosopher


[1877+; fr the archetypical image of rural discussants sitting on or around the cracker barrel in the general store]


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