Definition of countrified in English:


(also countryfied)


  • Reminiscent or characteristic of the country, especially in being unsophisticated.

    ‘a countrified cottage garden’
    ‘her tweeds were far too countrified’
    • ‘It's taken some effort to make my speech less countrified since leaving the Little Town.’
    • ‘I was awkward and countrified, but the ladies took me in and tamed me as best they could.’
    • ‘To be fair, that's not the only brief glimpse of promise here, but none ever stand out enough to save this album from its affected ruralism and tired, countryfied stylings.’
    • ‘They're not farms, they're not countrified in the national stereotype that we've got about the bush.’
    • ‘A countrified 63, she is the epitome of the Aga babe, all rosy cheeks and unkempt locks and warmth.’
    • ‘My grandfather on my mother's side was that way, albeit in a more countryfied version.’
    • ‘At first listen, it is a set of simple, direct, delicious and honest countrified songs, hurting music about love gone wrong.’
    • ‘The obvious thing may seem to make it as countrified as possible.’
    • ‘Much of the rest is rather tepid countrified folk-rock.’
    • ‘Although his natural habitat is urban or suburban, he likes to seem countrified.’
    • ‘When I first came down here, I was shocked by the anger it caused in countrified folk.’
    • ‘I soon found out that such simple countrified musical tastes were laughed at here.’
    • ‘‘It's very… countrified,’ was all Erin could think of to say.’
    • ‘Along these tributaries, in the remote regions, people of a more countrified appearance occupied passing vehicles.’
    • ‘It was very countrified and low key and I saw an opportunity to push it further.’
    • ‘The luxuriant moustache is old-fashioned and countrified.’
    • ‘This is a countrified area, the jewel of Salford, and it is grotesque that it should be changed in this way just to make money.’
    • ‘And but so then the solo hits and you'd be way hard-pressed to call it anything besides countrified, wouldn't you?’
    • ‘They all share the kitchen, which is rather countrified, with perky café curtains and a view of a neighbouring wall.’
    • ‘He thought the area was countrified and he was surprised to find such a nice restaurant.’
    rural, rustic, pastoral, bucolic, countryside, country
    idyllic, unspoilt
    arcadian, sylvan
    georgic, exurban
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Mid 17th century: past participle of countrify make rural.