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EtymologyEdit

1812, possibly from dialectal German Jokel, diminutive of Jakob; alternatively, from dialectal English yokel (woodpecker).[1]

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NounEdit

yokel (plural yokels)

  1. (derogatory) An unsophisticated person.
  2. A person of rural background.

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  1. ^ yokel” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2019.

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