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Definitions by Wordnik

  1. (noun-plural) Heavily wooded, uncultivated, thinly settled areas.
  2. (noun-plural) An area that is far from population centers or that is held to be culturally backward.

Examples by Wordnik

  1. Maybe in backwoods Alaska she can say what she wants, but in now she's where she can be sued for her lies ... - Palin defends Obama birth certificate inquiries
  2. And the Conservative cause no longer can be found at the tweedy, collegiate haunts but rather prefers to be spread out at some beer bar in backwoods Alabama. - CPAC Warmongering Etc. « Blog
  3. I'm alternately running and driving through this Gaimanesque forest/Wisconsin backwoods, when I get to THE BORDER. - Day in the Life of an Idiot
  4. Funny that in backwoods of Tennessee they call them Inbred Hicks, you call them Royalty. - Think Progress » Limbaugh: Euphoria Over Alito, A “European” “Married Male”
  5. Somewhere in backwoods Georgia we visited a monastery, a showpiece of religious tolerance. - Licks of Love in the Heart of the Cold War


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