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Meaning of “hick” in the English Dictionary

"hick" in British English

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hicknoun [C]

uk   us   /hɪk/ US informal disapproving
a ​person from the ​countryside who is ​considered to be ​stupid and without ​experience: a hick town (= a ​smalltown which is a ​long way from a ​city)
(Definition of hick from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"hick" in American English

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hicknoun [C]

 us   /hɪk/ disapproving
a ​person from a ​ruralarea who has little ​knowledge of ​culture and ​citylife A hick ​town is a ​ruraltown with few ​attractions.
(Definition of hick from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hick”
in Chinese (Simplified) 乡巴佬,土包子…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鄉巴佬,土包子…
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