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HICK

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does hick mean? 

HICK (noun)
  The noun HICK has 1 sense:

1. not very intelligent or interested in culture

  Familiarity information: HICK used as a noun is very rare.


HICK (adjective)
  The adjective HICK has 1 sense:

1. awkwardly simple and provincial

  Familiarity information: HICK used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


HICK (noun)


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Meaning:

Not very intelligent or interested in culture

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

bumpkin; yokel; yahoo; rube; hick; hayseed; chawbacon

Hypernyms ("hick" is a kind of...):

rustic (an unsophisticated country person)


HICK (adjective)


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Meaning:

Awkwardly simple and provincial

Synonyms:

bumpkinly; hick; rustic; unsophisticated

Context examples:

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

Similar:

provincial (characteristic of the provinces or their people)


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