verb (used without object), rus·ti·cat·ed, rus·ti·cat·ing.
verb (used with object), rus·ti·cat·ed, rus·ti·cat·ing.
- rustic joint,
Origin of rusticate
Examples from the Web for rusticating
I thought you were cruising somewhere with Melford, or rusticating at Garston Hall.A Crooked Path|Mrs. Alexander
The president of your company is rusticating a few miles from here, Mrs. 144 Tucker asserted on the third.The Best Policy|Elliott Flower
We are rusticating here by the side of a Wisconsin lake this summer.Eugene Field, A Study In Heredity And Contradictions|Slason Thompson
Society, in a body, appeared to be rusticating at Santa Catalina.Mariposilla|Mary Stewart Daggett
There is always something of the rusticating city-scholar about his humour.
Word Origin for rusticate
1650s, from Latin rusticatus, past participle of rusticarti "to live in the country" (see rustication). Related: Rusticated; rusticating.