countrified

[ kuhn-truh-fahyd ]
/ ˈkʌn trəˌfaɪd /

adjective

rustic or rural in appearance, conduct, etc.: a countrified person; a countrified area amid the suburbs.
not sophisticated or cosmopolitan; provincial.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. counting house,
  2. counting number,
  3. counting room,
  4. countless,
  5. countlessly,
  6. countrify,
  7. country,
  8. country and western,
  9. country and western music,
  10. country blues


Origin of countrified

First recorded in 1645–55; countrify + -ed2

Related formscoun·tri·fied·ness, nounun·coun·tri·fied, adjective

countrify

[ kuhn-truh-fahy ]
/ ˈkʌn trəˌfaɪ /

verb (used with object), coun·tri·fied, coun·tri·fy·ing.

to make countrified.

Origin of countrify


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British Dictionary definitions for countrified

countrified

countryfied

/ (ˈkʌntrɪˌfaɪd) /

adjective

in the style, manners, etc, of the country; rural
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Word Origin and History for countrified

countrified

adj.

1650s, from country + past participle form of -fy.

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