Definitions for hickhɪk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. an unsophisticated, provincial person; rube.

  2. (adj.)unsophisticated or provincial:

    hick ideas; a hick town.

Origin of hick:

1555–65; after Hick, familiar form of Richard

Princeton's WordNet

  1. yokel, rube, hick, yahoo, hayseed, bumpkin, chawbacon(adj)

    a person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture

  2. bumpkinly, hick, rustic, unsophisticated(adj)

    awkwardly simple and provincial

    "bumpkinly country boys"; "rustic farmers"; "a hick town"; "the nightlife of Montmartre awed the unsophisticated tourists"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. hick(noun)ɪk

    sb from the country who seems unsophisticated


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