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An unsophisticated country person.[as modifier] ‘culchie food’
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
- ‘Some 22 culchies from 15 counties travelled to Lisselton to compete for one of the nation's most sought-after crowns.’
- ‘Dubliners will have to try even harder to pretend to care when listening to culchies moan about their problems.’
- ‘It is no longer a dowdy game played by culchies; it is now cool, trendy and, of course, lucrative for businesses that are along for the ride.’
- ‘Proceeds from various events will be donated to the Arthritis Foundation of Ireland, while culchies compete for the coveted top prize of a jacket, gold cufflinks, a bag of spuds and a new pair of wellies.’
- ‘According to their newfound, city sophistication, there were pickpockets and worse on every corner just waiting for the culchies.’
Apparently an alteration of Kiltimagh ( Irish Coillte Mach), the name of a country town in County Mayo, Ireland.
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