Cracker Barrel

cracker-barrel

[krak-er-bar-uhl]
adjective
of or suggesting the simple rustic informality and directness thought to be characteristic of life in and around a country store: homespun, cracker-barrel philosophy.

Origin:
1875–80, Americanism; adj. use of cracker barrel, around which rural people supposedly converse in old-style country stores

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cracker-barrel
 
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(US) rural; rustic; homespun: a cracker-barrel philosopher

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