Synonyms of provincial in English:

provincial


See definition of provincial

adjective

1‘the provincial government’

SYNONYMS
regional, state, territorial, district, local
sectoral, zonal, cantonal, county, parochial
colonial
ANTONYMS

national

2‘both the London and provincial press’

SYNONYMS
non-metropolitan, small-town, non-urban, outlying, rural, country, rustic, backwoods, backwater
informal one-horse
North American informal hick, freshwater
ANTONYMS

national, metropolitan, cosmopolitan

3‘pompous bankers and their dull, provincial wives’

SYNONYMS
unsophisticated, narrow-minded, parochial, small-town, suburban, insular, parish-pump, inward-looking, limited, restricted, localist, conservative, narrow
small-minded, petty, blinkered, illiberal, inflexible, bigoted, prejudiced, intolerant
North American informal jerkwater, corn-fed
ANTONYMS

sophisticated, broad-minded


noun

1‘those who did not know what it took were dismissed as provincials’

SYNONYMS
bumpkin, country bumpkin, country cousin, rustic, yokel, village idiot, peasant, churl, lout, boor, oaf, clown, barbarian, yahoo
Irish derogatory culchie, bogman
informal clod, clodhopper
British informal yob, yobbo, plonker
North American informal schlub, hayseed, hick, rube, hillbilly
Australian informal ocker
rare bucolic