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A person from a rural area:‘a bogman from the hills’
bumpkin, country bumpkin, country cousin, rustic, countryman, countrywoman, country dweller, daughter of the soil, son of the soil, peasant, provincial, oaf, lout, boor, barbarianView synonyms
- ‘Knowledgeable bogmen always keep an ear to the weather forecast, but also rely on their own intuition to sense what nature has in store.’
- ‘You could have met anyone there - holders of multiple All-Ireland medals, golfers, university professors, artists, bogmen, yarn spinners, silage contractors, balladmakers, poets and rogues galore.’
- ‘To the city's more philistine elements he seemed always the quintessential bogman.’
- ‘Proud bogmen across the county are being asked to don their thinking caps and best suits to organise a heat in their local pub ahead of the big county final in September.’
- ‘He remains, in his own words, a green fool: a cranky bogman with literary notions beyond his station.’
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