Rube - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈruːb|  American pronunciation of the word rube
Brit.  |ruːb|  British pronunciation of the word rube


- a person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture (syn: bumpkin, chawbacon, hayseed, hick, yahoo, yokel)

Extra examples

They treated us as if we were a bunch of rubes.

...rural voters were tired of being treated as rubes by state officials, who showed interest in them only at election time...

Word forms

singular: rube
plural: rubes
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