city slicker Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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city slickernoun [C]

uk   us   US and Australian English informal disapproving (UK townie)
a ​person who ​lives in a ​city, and has no ​experience of or ​knowledge about ​living in the ​countryside
(Definition of city slicker from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “city slicker”
in Chinese (Simplified) 城市老油子, 油头滑脑的城里人…
in Chinese (Traditional) 城市老油子, 油頭滑腦的城裡人…
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