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Definition of "boondocks" [boondocks]

  • Slang Wild and dense brush; jungle. (noun-plural)
  • Slang Rural country; the backwoods. (noun-plural)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "boondocks" in a sentence
  • "3. Abbreviated form of the word boondocks: the most remote part or parts of our country."
  • "The ten-minute ride to the boondocks was a small mistake on their part."
  • "Whooley and his friends would take their cars racing in the boondocks, which is pretty much everywhere in Wyoming, according to Whooley."