Meaning of “hick” in the English Dictionary

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"hick" in British English

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hicknoun [ C ]

uk /hɪk/ us /hɪk/ US informal disapproving

a person from the countryside who is considered to be stupid and without experience:

a hick town (= a small town 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 rural area who has little knowledge of culture and city life

A hick town is a rural town with few attractions.

(Definition of “hick” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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