Synonyms of provincial in English:

provincial


See definition of provincial

adjective

1‘the provincial government’

SYNONYMS

regional, state, territorial, district, local

sectoral, zonal, cantonal, county, parochial

colonial

ANTONYMS

national

2‘both the London and provincial press’

SYNONYMS

non-metropolitan, small-town, non-urban, outlying, rural, country, rustic, backwoods, backwater

informal one-horse

North American informal hick, freshwater

ANTONYMS

national, metropolitan, cosmopolitan

3‘pompous bankers and their dull, provincial wives’

SYNONYMS

unsophisticated, narrow-minded, parochial, small-town, suburban, insular, parish-pump, inward-looking, limited, restricted, localist, conservative, narrow

small-minded, petty, blinkered, illiberal, inflexible, bigoted, prejudiced, intolerant

North American informal jerkwater, corn-fed

ANTONYMS

sophisticated, broad-minded


noun

1‘those who did not know what it took were dismissed as provincials’

SYNONYMS

country cousin, rustic, yokel, village idiot, peasant, churl, lout, boor, oaf, clown, barbarian, yahoo

Irish derogatory culchie, bogman

informal clod, clodhopper

British informal yob, yobbo, plonker

North American informal schlub, hayseed, hick, rube, hillbilly

Australian informal ocker

rare bucolic