The yokel himself grew restless at last—he rose and went into the corridor again.
This man was a yokel of no interest to us, apart from this one episode in his career.
The yokel if he feels inclined for a sleep lies down and takes it just as the dumb creatures do.
Thebold had been chagrined at learning that Don Cort was not the yokel he had taken him for.
I knew the difference, for instinct is more than experience, and I chilled into the yokel again and wondered.
This yokel from the woods and mountains needed a little coaxing.
Fairies prefer people of the yokel type like myself; people who gape and grin and do as they are told.
It is the militia-man, the yokel, standing facing the captain and gesticulating at him.
I have a notion that I sat there staring and listening like a yokel at a play.
Tristrem looked at him much as a yokel at a fair might look at a wizard.
1812, perhaps from dialectal German Jokel, disparaging name for a farmer, originally diminutive of Jakob. Or perhaps from English yokel, dialectal name for "woodpecker."