hayseed

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • /ˈheɪˌsid/ (GenAm)

EtymologyEdit

hay +‎ seed

NounEdit

hayseed (countable and uncountable, plural hayseeds)

  1. Seeds from grass that has become hay.
  2. Cruft from bits of hay that sticks to clothing, etc.
  3. (only countable) A rustic person; a yokel or bumpkin. [Also used attributively: e.g. a hayseed name.]

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Last modified on 11 April 2014, at 00:13