nouninformal , chiefly North American
A person who lives in the country, regarded as being unintelligent or provincial: wondering what a hick from the sticks was doing there [as modifier]: a hick town
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: nickname for the given name Richard.