Definition of bumpkin noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈbʌmpkɪn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbʌmpkɪn//
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= country bumpkin Word Origin late 16th cent.: perhaps from Dutch boomken ‘little tree’ or Middle Dutch bommekijn ‘little barrel’, used to denote a dumpy person.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: bumpkin

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