HyperDic: bucolic

English > 4 senses of the word bucolic:
ADJECTIVEallbucolic, arcadian, pastoral(used with regard to idealized country life) idyllically rustic
pertbucolic, pastoralrelating to shepherds or herdsmen or devoted to raising sheep or cattle
NOUNperson bucolic, peasant, provinciala country person
communicationbucolic, eclogue, idyll, idyla short / short poem descriptive of rural or pastoral life
bucolic > pronunciation
Soundsbyuwkaa'lihk
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > bucolic: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(used with regard to idealized country life) idyllically rustic.
Example "a pleasant bucolic scene"
Synonymsarcadian, pastoral
BroaderruralLiving in or characteristic of farming or country life
Spanisharcadiano, bucólico
Catalanbucòlic
English > bucolic: 4 senses > adjective 2, pert
Meaningrelating to shepherds or herdsmen or devoted to raising sheep or cattle.
Synonympastoral
Spanishbucólico, pastoral
Nounsshepherda herder of sheep (on an open range)
English > bucolic: 4 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA country person.
Synonymspeasant, provincial
Narrowercotter, cottarA peasant farmer in the Scottish Highlands
muzhik, moujik, mujik, muzjikA Russian peasant (especially prior to 1917)
BroaderrusticAn unsophisticated country person
Spanishcampesino, lugareño, provinciano, pueblerino
Catalancamperol, pagès, pobletà
English > bucolic: 4 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA short / short poem descriptive of rural or pastoral life.
Synonymseclogue, idyll, idyl
BroaderpastoralA literary work idealizing the rural life (especially the life of shepherds)
Spanishbucólica, égloga, idilio
Catalanegloga, ègloga

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