One who is naive. Especially pertaining to those of rural background.
By wearing his gotchie
outside of his overalls, he looked more like a hayseed then a superhero.
derogatory term for a rural member of the American working class. This cutesy term has a demonizing impact on class consciousness, segregating the rural worker from his urban counterpart.
Hayseeds go back to the country, never to be heard from again.
AKA hay seed
A slow witted or unstylish person from the rural midwest.
The used tractor depot was full of hayseeds and rednecks.
a common person, somebody of little intelligence and social status.
originates from elderly country folk
a hayseed could be somebody on the dole by their own desire and living in a council estate
In the Military: A derogatory term used by higher ranking members as a sort of "nickname" for those below their own rank.
Hayseed, quit fucking around and get back to work
Someone who shovels manure; a shitkicker.
Someone who spends all their time on a farm away from civilization
The grunt that works on the farm was a total hayseed. good for feeding the chickens
Miller Williams, Inaugural poet and father of Lucinda Williams, describes Hayseed's music as "Roots music. Not from just one tree but a whole grove: bluegrass, old-time, country, gospel, folk, rock, soul..."
"Hayseed has been powerfully shaped by the deeply rooted sounds of Southern that is, white
gospel music and black gospel. Add on to that. . . dozens of other songwriters whose language is informed by poetry, and you get somewhere near to understanding where his music comes from."
- Grant Alden, No Depression Magazine