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EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • /ˈheɪˌsid/ (GenAm)

EtymologyEdit

hay +‎ seed

NounEdit

hayseed ‎(countable and uncountable, plural hayseeds)

  1. (countable, uncountable) Seeds from grass that has become hay.
  2. (countable, uncountable) Cruft from bits of hay that sticks to clothing, etc.
  3. (countable) A rustic person; a yokel or bumpkin.

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AdjectiveEdit

hayseed ‎(comparative more hayseed, superlative most hayseed)

  1. Characteristic of a hayseed (person).
    • 1988, Richard Sapir, Quest
      And when he got his first demand, he shook his head and put a pained expression on his face, and in his most hayseed manner allowed as how things were kind of different now.
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