Adjective: provincial pru'vin-shul
Noun: provincial pru'vin-shul
- Of or associated with a province
- Characteristic of the provinces or their people
"deeply provincial and conformist"; "in that well-educated company I felt uncomfortably provincial"; "narrow provincial attitudes"
- (Roman Catholic Church) an official in charge of an ecclesiastical province acting under the superior general of a religious order
"the general of the Jesuits receives monthly reports from the provincials"
- A country person
- peasant, bucolic
Derived forms: provincials
See also: bumpkinly, corn-fed, desi [Asia], hick [N. Amer], insular, jerkwater [US], one-horse, parochial, pokey, rustic, stay-at-home, unsophisticated
Type of: functionary, official, rustic