noun (used with a plural verb)
Origin of countrypeople
Related Words for countrypeopleprovincial, mountaineer, boor, farmer, hillbilly, hayseed, peasant, redneck, yokel, hick, rural
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Historical Examples of countrypeople
We saw not their hue, but we recognized their cry as that of our countrypeople.
I said to my friend, 'They are not my countrypeople; they are South Americans.'Dorothy and other Italian Stories
Constance Fenimore Woolson
Old Sir John lies buried at Cuby, and the countrypeople talk of the last bearer of the name with bated breath.Nooks and Corners of Cornwall
C. A. Dawson Scott
And the worst of it is my countrypeople seem to think it's the smart thing to go to them, which they do most indiscriminately.
Fear of her father and her countrypeople had prevented her returning to her native Valley.The King of Root Valley