boonies

1) Formula 1 slang. Anywhere off the track but still part of the circuit: where drivers end up when they leave the track.

And that's Pedro De La Rosa in the boonies.

2) The boondocks, the rural areas.

Here come those hicks from the boonies.


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  • boonies — colloquial shortening of BOONDOCKS (Cf. boondocks); by 1964, originally among U.S. troops in Vietnam War (in reference to the rural areas of the country, as opposed to Saigon) …   Etymology dictionary

  • boonies — [bo͞o′nēz] pl.n. Slang boondocks; hinterland: used with the …   English World dictionary

  • boonies — noun plural Date: 1956 slang boondocks 2 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • boonies — /booh neez/, n. (used with a pl. v.) Informal. boondocks. [see BOONDOCKS, IE] * * * …   Universalium

  • boonies — noun Boondocks …   Wiktionary

  • boonies — boo|nies [ˈbu:niz] n [plural] AmE informal [Date: 1900 2000; Origin: boondocks] the boondocks …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • boonies — n. (Slang) boondocks, very remote and isolated location …   English contemporary dictionary

  • boonies — [ bu:nɪz] plural noun short for boondocks …   English new terms dictionary

  • boonies — noun (plural) AmE informal boondocks …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • boonies — Noun. Rural areas, the countryside. Abb. of boondocks. Orig. U.S …   English slang and colloquialisms

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