coun·try·man


coun·try·man
/ˈkʌntrimən/ noun, pl -men /-mən/ [count]
formal
1 : a person who lives in or comes from the same country as you :compatriot

my fellow countrymen

2 Brit : a person who lives in the countryside

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • coun|try|man — «KUHN tree muhn», noun, plural men. 1. a) a man of one s own country: »Soldiers protect their countrymen. SYNONYM(S): compatriot. b) a native or inhabitant of a particular region. 2. a man who lives in the country. SYNONYM(S): rustic …   Useful english dictionary

  • coun — ac·coun·tan·cy; back·coun·try; coun; coun·cil·lor; coun·cil·lor·ship; coun·cil·man; coun·cil·man·ic; coun·sel·able; coun·sel·ee; coun·sel·or; coun·te·nanc·er; coun·ter·act; coun·ter·ac·tant; coun·ter·act·ing·ly; coun·ter·action; coun·ter·agent;… …   English syllables

  • try — ac·e·tom·e·try; ac·i·dim·e·try; acou·me·try; ac·ti·no·chem·is·try; al·co·hol·om·e·try; alec·try·o·man·cy; alec·try·on; al·gom·e·try; al·ka·lim·e·try; al·ka·lom·e·try; al·lom·e·try; al·tim·e·try; am·per·om·e·try; an·ces·try; an·e·mom·e·try;… …   English syllables

  • countryman — coun·try·man …   English syllables

  • countryman — coun|try|man [ kʌntrimən ] (plural coun|try|men [ kʌntrimən ] ) noun count 1. ) someone who is from the same country as you 2. ) a man who lives in the countryside …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • countryman — coun|try|man [ˈkʌntrimən] n plural countrymen [ mən] 1.) sb s countryman someone from your own country = ↑compatriot ▪ It was two years since I d seen any fellow countrymen . 2.) BrE a man who lives in the country rather than in a town or city …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • countryman — coun•try•man [[t]ˈkʌn tri mən[/t]] n. pl. men 1) a native or inhabitant of one s own country 2) a native or inhabitant of a particular region 3) a person who lives in the country • Etymology: 1275–1325 usage: See man …   From formal English to slang

  • Countryman — Coun try*man (k[u^]n tr[i^] man), n.; pl. {Countrymen} ( men). 1. An inhabitant or native of a region. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. One born in the same country with another; a compatriot; used with a possessive pronoun. [1913 Webster] In perils of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Countrymen — Countryman Coun try*man (k[u^]n tr[i^] man), n.; pl. {Countrymen} ( men). 1. An inhabitant or native of a region. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. One born in the same country with another; a compatriot; used with a possessive pronoun. [1913 Webster] In… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • country gentleman — coun′try gen′tleman n. a wealthy man living in his country home or estate • Etymology: 1625–35 …   From formal English to slang


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