HyperDic: rural

English > 2 senses of the word rural:
ADJECTIVEallruralliving in or characteristic of farming or country life
pertruralof or relating to the countryside as opposed to the city
rural > pronunciation
Soundsruh'rahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > rural: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningLiving in or characteristic of farming or country life.
Examples
  • "rural people"
  • "large rural households"
  • "unpaved rural roads"
  • "an economy that is basically rural"
Narroweragrarian, agricultural, farmingrelating to rural matters
agrestic, rusticcharacteristic of the fields or country
arcadian, bucolic, pastoral(used with regard to idealized country life) idyllically rustic
campestralOf fields or open country
countrified, countryfied, rusticcharacteristic of rural life
country-bredrough and uncouth
country-styletypical of the country
cracker-barrel, homespuncharacteristic of country life
hobnailedmarked by the wearing of heavy boots studded with hobnails
OppositeurbanLocated in or characteristic of a city or city life
Spanishrural
Catalanrural
Nounsruralitya rural characteristic / characteristic or trait
English > rural: 2 senses > adjective 2, pert
MeaningOf or relating to the countryside as opposed to the city.
Examples
  • "rural electrification"
  • "rural free delivery"
Spanishrural
Catalanrural
Nounscountryan area outside of cities and towns
ruralitya rural characteristic / characteristic or trait
Adverbsrurallyin a rural manner

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