rustic: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (rus'tik), [key]
— adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, or living in the country, as distinguished from towns or cities; rural.
  2. simple, artless, or unsophisticated.
  3. uncouth, rude, or boorish.
  4. made of roughly dressed limbs or roots of trees, as garden seats.
  5. (of stonework) having the surfaces rough or irregular and the joints sunken or beveled.
  1. a country person.
  2. an unsophisticated country person.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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