Definition of hick in English:

hick

Line breaks: hick
Pronunciation: /hɪk
 
/

noun

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.

Origin

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

Definition of hick in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day demoralize
Pronunciation: dəˈmôrəˌlīz
verb
cause (someone) to lose confidence or hope; dispirit