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hick

 (hĭk) Informal
n.
A person regarded as unsophisticated, gullible, or coarse from having lived in the country: "New Yorkers had a horrid way of making people feel like hicks" (Louis Auchincloss).
adj.
Provincial; unsophisticated: a hick town.

[After Hick, a nickname for Richard, from Middle English Hikke.]

hick

(hɪk)
n
informal
a. a country person; bumpkin
b. (as modifier): hick ideas.
[C16: after Hick, familiar form of Richard]

hick

(hɪk)

n.
1. an unsophisticated, provincial person; rube.
adj.
2. unsophisticated or provincial: hick ideas; a hick town.
[1555–65; after Hick, familiar form of Richard]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hick - a person who is not very intelligent or interested in culturehick - a person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture
rustic - an unsophisticated country person
Adj.1.hick - awkwardly simple and provincialhick - awkwardly simple and provincial; "bumpkinly country boys"; "rustic farmers"; "a hick town"; "the nightlife of Montmartre awed the unsophisticated tourists"
provincial - characteristic of the provinces or their people; "deeply provincial and conformist"; "in that well-educated company I felt uncomfortably provincial"; "narrow provincial attitudes"

hick

noun (Informal) yokel, peasant, rustic, redneck, bumpkin, country bumpkin, hayseed (U.S. & Canad. informal) He is an obnoxious hick.

hick

adjective
Informal. Of or relating to the countryside:
Translations
balík
ţărănoi

hick

[hɪk] (US) (pej)
A. ADJrústico, de aldea
B. Npueblerino/a m/f, paleto/a m/f (Sp)

hick

[ˈhɪk] n (US)plouc m, péquenaud(e) m/fhick town n (US)trou m paumé , bled m paumé

hick

n (US inf) → Hinterwäldler(in) m(f) (inf); (female also) → Landpomeranze f (inf)

hick

[hɪk] (Am) (fam)
1. nburino/a
2. adj (ideas) → da burino/a; (town) → provinciale
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The lighting upgrade has reduced our lighting energy use by 91% and also improved light levels," says Gerry Hickly, CFO of Clover Hill Foods.
Pleased with the performance and new levels of control that the new lighting system offers, Hickly says, "We can now modify settings over time to maximize operator safety, while reducing energy use.