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hick

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noun \ˈhik\

Definition of hick

  1. :  an unsophisticated provincial person

hickish

play \ˈhi-kish\ adjective

Examples of hick in a sentence

  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 and Etymology of hick

Hick, nickname for Richard


First Known Use: 1669


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hick

adjective

Definition of hick

  1. :  unsophisticated, provincial a hick town

1913

First Known Use of hick

1913


HICK Defined for English Language Learners

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hick

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noun \ˈhik\

Definition of hick for English Language Learners

  • : an uneducated person from a small town or the country



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