V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: 1. simple and country-like in appearance; 2. made of rough wood or having a rough finish

Synonyms: unpolished, crude, charming, rural, quaint, countrified, homespun, provincial, bucolic

Antonyms: luxurious, fancy

Tips: Rustic is derived from the Latin rusticus, which means "country." Rustic describes things that are simple in appearance, like things you would see in the country or in a country home or farm.

Usage Examples:

She loved to stay in the rustic cottage in the woods. (quaint)

The house was decorated in a rustic style. (countrified)

She bought the old rocking chair because she loved its rustic charm. (homespun)

The old kitchen stove was a bit rustic, but with some proper cleaning it could be restored and look lovely in our summer home. (crude)

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