Definition of hick
: an unsophisticated provincial person
hickishplay \ˈhi-kish\ adjective
Examples of hick in a sentence
We felt like a bunch of hicks when we went to the city for the first time.
<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
First Known Use of hick
HICK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hick for English Language Learners
: an uneducated person from a small town or the country
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