Definition of prairie style in US English:

prairie style

noun

US
  • A style (especially of architecture) considered characteristic or reminiscent of the North American prairies.

adjective

US
  • Executed or carried out in a manner characteristic or reminiscent of the prairies.

Origin

Early 20th century. From prairie + style.

Pronunciation

prairie style

/ˈprɛːri ˌstʌɪl/