V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: relating to rural life or to life as a shepherd

Synonyms: pastoral, rural, agrarian, rustic

Antonyms: industrial, urban

Tips: Bucolic can also be a noun, referring to a poem about pastoral life.

Usage Examples:

Sometimes I still long for the relaxing, bucolic summers of my youth spent on my aunt and uncle's spacious country farm. (rural, pastoral)

People enjoy visiting the bucolic countryside, where life seems slower, more peaceful, and frozen in an era where tending the herd is more important than climbing the corporate ladder. (pastoral, rustic)

We spent our vacation in New Zealand, leading a relaxing and bucolic lifestyle of tending to sheep and horseback riding. (pastoral)

My grandfather never wanted to live in a big city with all its noise and pollution; he preferred the bucolic life on his farm. (rural, rustic)

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