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Pronunciation: /hɪk

Definition of hick in English:


informal , chiefly North American
A person who lives in the country, regarded as being unintelligent or parochial: [as modifier]: she puts on a hick accent
More example sentences
  • Breaking down into helpless giggles at his dramatization of a country hick's accent, it took me a while before I was capable of answering him.
  • She set about getting rid of the dresses and her hick accent and her love of cowboy songs.
  • Around 20,000 people turned up before sunrise in a hick town in the middle of nowhere to see the spectacle.


mid 16th century: pet form of the given name Richard.

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