down-home

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down-home ‎(comparative more down-home, superlative most down-home)

  1. (chiefly US) Simple and unpretentious, especially having the characteristics of a Southern rural lifestyle.
    • 2015 April 15, Jonathan Martin, “For a Clinton, It’s Not Hard to Be Humble in an Effort to Regain Power”[1], The New York Times:
      Just as Mr. Clinton began a comeback with a down-home plea for forgiveness, Mrs. Clinton now seems determined to prove, perhaps to the point of overcompensation, that she will not repeat the mistakes that plagued her 2008 campaign.

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