Definition of bucolic:
inelegant, countrified, churl, pastoral, coarse, rude, boor, plain, unsophisticated, verdant, unpolished, peasant, outlandish, hick, pastorale, sylvan, barbarian, awkward, country, eclogue, idyll, hoidenish, untaught, campestral, tike, urban, provincial, rural, rustic, clownish, tyke, study at rural, arcadian, uncouth, artless, boorish, idyl, agricultural.
Especially feminine dialogue referring to matters of the uncertain heart takes assistance from troops of dots; and not to understand them at least as well as words, when words have as it were conducted us to the brink of expression, and shown us the precipice, is to be dull, bucolic of the marketplace.- "The Tragic Comedians, Complete", George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009.
- "Modeste Mignon", Honore de Balzac.
But one was always sure of finding vigor and life- plenty of both- in the old- time varieties, and there were oftentimes spontaneity and humor- rude and bucolic, perhaps, but real, just the same- which one is not sure of meeting in the latter- day entertainments so carefully prepared for the mentally delicate and sensitive.- "Famous Prima Donnas", Lewis Clinton Strang.