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cottagecore

[ kot-ij-kawr ]
/ ˈkɒt ɪdʒˌkɔr /
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noun
an aesthetic or imagery inspired by an old-fashioned, rural lifestyle, characterized by rustic décor and fashion, a revival of traditional handicrafts, etc.: For many, cottagecore can seem like a respite in our overstimulated world.
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Also called coun·try·core [kuhn-tree-kawr] /ˈkʌn triˌkɔr/ .

Origin of cottagecore

First recorded in 2015–20; cottage + -core, from its supposed invocation of the charm of the English countryside and its cottages
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