Synonyms for provincial

Synonyms for (noun) provincial

Synonyms: peasant, provincial, bucolic

Definition: a country person

Similar words: rustic

Definition: an unsophisticated country person


Synonyms: provincial

Definition: (Roman Catholic Church) an official in charge of an ecclesiastical province acting under the superior general of a religious order

Usage: the general of the Jesuits receives monthly reports from the provincials

Similar words: official, functionary

Definition: a worker who holds or is invested with an office

Synonyms for (adjective) provincial

Synonyms: provincial

Definition: characteristic of the provinces or their people

Usage: deeply provincial and conformist; in that well-educated company I felt uncomfortably provincial; narrow provincial attitudes

Similar words: unsophisticated, rustic, hick, bumpkinly

Definition: awkwardly simple and provincial

Usage: bumpkinly country boys; rustic farmers; a hick town; the nightlife of Montmartre awed the unsophisticated tourists


Similar words: corn-fed

Definition: strong and healthy but not sophisticated


Similar words: parochial, insular

Definition: narrowly restricted in outlook or scope

Usage: little sympathy with parochial mentality; insular attitudes toward foreigners


Similar words: pokey, poky, one-horse, jerkwater

Definition: small and remote and insignificant

Usage: a jerkwater college; passed a series of poky little one-horse towns


Similar words: stay-at-home

Definition: not given to travel

Usage: a stay-at-home friend