yokel

suomi-englanti sanakirja

yokel englannista suomeksi

  1. maalaistollo

  1. Substantiivi

  2. maalaisjuntti, juntti

yokel englanniksi

  1. A person from or living in the countryside, viewed as being unsophisticated and/or naive.

  2. (syn)

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  3. (RQ:Dickens Oliver Twist) my opinion at once is (..) that this robbery wasn’t done by a yokel―eh, Duff?”“Certainly not,” replied Duff.“And, translating the word yokel, for the benefit of the ladies, I apprehend your meaning to be that this attempt was not made by a countryman?” said Mr. Losberne with a smile.

  4. 1895, (w), ''(w),'' New York: Appleton, Chapter(nbs)8, p.(nbs)88,https://archive.org/details/redbadgeofcourag1895cran/page/n97/mode/1up?q=yokel

  5. He eyed the story-teller with unspeakable wonder. His mouth was agape in yokel fashion.
  6. 1985, (w), ''The Prick of Noon,'' Penguin, Chapter(nbs)6, p.(nbs)119,https://archive.org/details/prickofnoon00devr/page/119/mode/1up?q=yokels

  7. I went to New York and bought myself a secondhand stretch limousine twenty-eight feet long, calculated to reduce the most blasé country-club sophisticates to bug-eyed yokels.
  8. 1993, (w), ''(w),'' London: Phoenix, 1994, Chapter(nbs)8.6, p.(nbs)560,https://archive.org/details/suitableboynovel0000seth/page/560/mode/1up?q=yokels

  9. ‘You may think that because you live in Brahmpur you have seen the world―or more of the world than we poor yokels see. But some of us yokels have also seen the world―and not just the world of Brahmpur, but of Bombay. (..)