noun \ˈhik\

: an uneducated person from a small town or the country

Full Definition of HICK

:  an unsophisticated provincial person
hick·ish \ˈhi-kish\ adjective

Examples of HICK

  1. We felt like a bunch of hicks when we went to the city for the first time.
  2. <city dwellers who looked down on their cousins from northern Maine as hicks>

Origin of HICK

Hick, nickname for Richard
First Known Use: 1669



Definition of HICK

:  unsophisticated, provincial <a hick town>

First Known Use of HICK



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