Provincial Definition

prə-vĭnshəl
provincials
adjective
Of or belonging to a province.
Webster's New World
Having the ways, speech, attitudes, etc. of a certain province.
Webster's New World
Of or like that of rural provinces; countrified; rustic.
Webster's New World
Designating or of a style, esp. of 18th-cent. European furniture, that was characteristic of the provinces and was a simpler and plainer copy of the style characteristic of the capital and cultural centers.
Webster's New World
Narrow; limited; unsophisticated.
A provincial outlook.
Webster's New World
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noun
provincials
A native of a province.
Webster's New World
A provincial person; esp., a narrow-minded or unsophisticated person.
Webster's New World
(Roman Catholicism) A monastic superior, who, under the general of his order, has the direction of all the religious houses of the same fraternity in a given district, called a province of the order.
Wiktionary

A country bumpkin.

Wiktionary
Synonyms:
bucolicpeasant

Other Word Forms of Provincial

Noun

Singular:
provincial
Plural:
provincials

Origin of Provincial

  • From Latin provincialis (“province"), confer Provencal.

    From Wiktionary

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