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Definition of "hick" []

  • A person regarded as gullible or provincial: "New Yorkers had a horrid way of making people feel like hicks” ( Louis Auchincloss). (noun)
  • Provincial; unsophisticated: a hick town. (adjective)
  • A country person; bumpkin (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • (as modifier) (noun)

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Use "hick" in a sentence
  • "Thank God this nightmarish hick is leaving public office and hopefully out of our lives for good."
  • "Thank God this nightmarish hick is leaving public office and hopefully she is going to be out of our lives for good."
  • "Maybe I'm just a damn hick from the deep south, but that's not my idea of fun."