What is another word for clodhopper?

Pronunciation: [klˈɒdhɒpə] (IPA)

Clodhopper is a derogatory term used to describe someone who is clumsy, ungraceful, or unsophisticated. There are several synonyms that can be used to describe someone who fits this description including "oaf," "lout," "boor," "lummox," or "yahoo." Other synonyms for clodhopper include "country bumpkin," "hick," "hayseed," or "rube." These words are often used to describe someone who lacks social polish or refinement and may be seen as ignorant or unsophisticated. While these words may be considered insulting, it's important to remember that people come from all walks of life and have different experiences and ways of expressing themselves.

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What are the hypernyms for Clodhopper?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for clodhopper?

The word "clodhopper" is an unflattering term often used to describe someone who is clumsy, awkward or unsophisticated. However, there are several antonyms or opposite words that describe someone who is graceful, elegant, refined and sophisticated. Examples of such antonyms include words such as debonair, suave, urbane, polished, cultured, refined, graceful and sophisticated. These words represent the opposite of someone who is a clodhopper or someone who is awkward, unsophisticated and lacking in finesse. Using these words to describe someone instead of the unflattering word "clodhopper" can be a more respectful and polite way of describing someone's personality.

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Usage examples for Clodhopper

Only from the one deep conviction which is the essence of my mental being can I draw inspiration and courage for my art, for only through this conviction can I love it; if this conviction were to separate me from my friends, I should bid farewell to art-and probably turn clodhopper.
"Correspondence of Wagner and Liszt, Volume 1"
Francis Hueffer (translator)
This looks like paradox; but you've found out now that the peasant and clodhopper isn't malleable; he can't be forced down and kept under like the noble.
"The Lesser Bourgeoisie"
Honore de Balzac
When a barbarian insults me, I take it as a foul word from a clodhopper, which does not hurt me, but may damage his own self-respect, if he cherishes such an illusion.
"Springhaven A Tale of the Great War"
R. D. Blackmore

Famous quotes with Clodhopper

  • Acts of creation are ordinarily reserved for gods and poets, but humbler folk may circumvent this restriction if they know how. To plant a pine, for example, one need be neither god nor poet; one need only own a shovel. By virtue of this curious loophole in the rules, any clodhopper may say: Let there be a tree—and there will be one.
    Aldo Leopold

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