Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z

Local yokel

noun phrase

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. [ ; mid-1900s ]


Read Also:

  • Lo-carb

    [loh-kahrb] /ˈloʊˈkɑrb/ adjective, Informal. 1. containing few or fewer : a low-carb diet. adjective restricted in carbohydrate (sugar, glucose, amylose) content or intake; also written low-carb Word Origin 1950-55 adjective See lo-carb

  • Locarno

    [Italian law-kahr-naw] /Italian lɔˈkɑr nɔ/ noun 1. a town in S Switzerland, on Lake Maggiore: Locarno Pact 1925. /Italian loˈkarno/ noun 1. a town in S Switzerland, in Ticino canton at the N end of Lake Maggiore: tourist resort. Pop: 14 561 (2000)

  • Locarno pact

    /ləʊˈkɑːnəʊ/ noun 1. a series of treaties, concluded in Locarno, Switzerland in 1925, between Germany, France, Belgium, the United Kingdom, Italy, Poland, and Czechoslovakia. The principal treaty, between Germany, France, and Belgium, concerned the maintenance of their existing frontiers, settlement of disputes by arbitration without resort to force, and the demilitarization of the Rhineland. This […]

  • Locatable

    [loh-keyt, loh-keyt] /ˈloʊ keɪt, loʊˈkeɪt/ verb (used with object), located, locating. 1. to identify or discover the place or of: to locate the bullet wound. 2. to set, fix, or establish in a position, situation, or locality; place; settle: to locate our European office in Paris. 3. to assign or ascribe a particular to (something), […]

Disclaimer: Local yokel definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.