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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishruberube /ruːb/ noun [countable]  American English informalSTUPID/NOT INTELLIGENT someone, usually from the country, who has no experience of other places and thinks in a simple way – used to show disapproval syn bumpkin
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rubeNever before had I felt so threatened and vulnerable, like a rube up from the farm for the first time.Even in the place you call Twentynine Malls, the rubes are smart enough to figure that one out.They had been standing around the table like two rubes with the sense knocked out of them.
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