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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: An unsophisticated person from a rural area.
Shortened form of name Reuben. Earliest documented use: 1891. Also see hey rube.
"Is he simply some rube, an easy target for fast-talking telephone magazine salespeople?"
Kevin Prokosh; Normal is Overrated; Winnipeg Free Press (Canada); Oct 18, 2013.
See more usage examples of rube in Vocabulary.com's dictionary.
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