"You know what you look like to me, with your good bag and your cheap shoes? You look like a rube. A well scrubbed, hustling rube with a little taste. Good nutrition's given you some length of bone, but you're not more than one generation from poor white trash, are you, Agent Starling? And that accent you've tried so desperately to shed: pure West Virginia. What is your father, dear? Is he a coal miner? Does he stink of the lamp?"
by The FanBoy Menace January 13, 2016
by Biggus Willus January 06, 2003
by simonspectacular October 22, 2006
by ...hellno February 19, 2004
A term used by used by carnies to describe an disgruntled outsider (usually a small town local) who is no longer fooled and has realized he is being scammed by a rigged game.
by TZer0 August 26, 2009
Un-intelligent lacking in class, a rube is an Idiotic person who is easily fooled, target of con or scam. Most commonly identified as one THADEUS WEINTZEN OF ARLINGTON VIRGINIA. Rube's will occasionally call others :rube" to deflect embarrassment and ridicule from oneself in a vain attempt to be accepted by society.
by Jack of the Islands January 24, 2011