from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A person regarded as gullible or provincial: "New Yorkers had a horrid way of making people feel like hicks” ( Louis Auchincloss).
- adj. Provincial; unsophisticated: a hick town.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An awkward, naive, clumsy and/or rude country person.
- v. to hiccup
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture; a hayseed.
- adj. rural. Opposite of
- adj. characteristic of rural people, especially those not knowledgeable about matters outside their locality.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To hop; spring.
- n. A countryman: used like hodge.
- See hic.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture
- adj. awkwardly simple and provincial
After Hick, a nickname for Richard, from Middle English Hikke.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
from Hick, like Rick and Dick short for Richard. compare hillbilly (Wiktionary)