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hick adj : awkwardly simple and provincial; "bumpkinly country boys"; "rustic farmers"; "a hick town"; "the nightlife of Montmartre awed the unsophisticated tourists" [syn: bumpkinly, rustic, unsophisticated] n : not very intelligent or interested in culture [syn: yokel, rube, yahoo, hayseed, bumpkin, chawbacon]

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English

Pronunciation

Homophones

hic

Etymology 1

from Hick, like Rick and Dick short for Richard
compare hillbilly

Noun

  1. An awkward, naive, clumsy and/or rude country person
Translations
country yokel or hillbilly

Etymology 2

sound-imitating

Verb

hick (hicked)
  1. to hiccup
Translations

References

Extensive Definition

Hick may refer to:
  • Hick, a term to refer to the stereotype of unsophisticated country people(also known as Logan Dodd)

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Nickname

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

babe, boor, boorish, bucolic, bumpkin, butterfingers, child, child of nature, churlish, clod, cloddish, clodhopper, clodhopping, clown, clownish, clumsy, countrified, country bumpkin, country-born, country-bred, dove, dub, duffer, dupe, farmer, farmerish, foozler, foul-up, from the sticks, fumble-fist, gawk, gawky, goof, goofball, goofer, hayseed, hicky, hillbilly, hobnailed, infant, ingenue, innocent, inurbane, lamb, looby, lout, loutish, lubber, lummox, lump, lumpen, lumpish, mere child, muff, muffer, noble savage, oaf, provincial, rube, rustic, simple soul, slob, stumblebum, stumblebunny, uncouth, uncultivated, uncultured, unpolished, unrefined, unsophisticate, up-country, whistle-stop, yokel, yokelish
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