bumpkin bumpkin  /ˈbəmp kɪn/


  • (n) a person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture



  1. De Niro's doomed bumpkin is wonderfully exasperating, one of the most unsympathetic characters ever to win an audience's sympathy.
  2. On an afternoon more peaceful, the bumpkin, 16, burst his breeches while showing off robustly to his first love.
  3. Imagine, here I was, a 27-year-old bumpkin from a poor rural background just transferred to Beijing, and I had been invited to attend this historic celebration!.



  1. Going on to call Rock a "jealous country bumpkin", Lee says "I would like to apologize to Alicia and George and MTV for the disrespectful bulls--t caused by a piece of s--t called Kid Pebble!!"
    on Sep 11, 2007 By: Tommy Lee Source: NME.com

  2. "I am this country bumpkin and he's an Eskimo," Pickler, who plans to visit Tootoo's home town this summer, told Us magazine. "I'm going to build an igloo!"
    on May 26, 2007 By: Kellie Pickler Source: Regina Leader-Post (registration)

  3. "Initially he liked having that country bumpkin image - the funny, carefree kid," Mariucci said. "That was OK, he's proud of where he's from. But he never stood up and said, 'You don't know how hard I work.' He never felt a need to. He never...
    on Aug 8, 2008 By: Steve Mariucci Source: New York Times

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