Meaning of country bookie in English:

country bookie

Pronunciation /ˈkʌntri ˌbʊki/

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  • An unsophisticated person from the country.


Early 20th century; earliest use found in Penny Cuts (Trinidad). Probably from country + a variant or alteration of buckie; compare country buckie, which is attested in Scotland in the 19th century and may have been brought to Trinidad by Scottish settlers.