hick

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Etymology 1[edit]

from Hick, like Rick and Dick short for Richard. compare hillbilly

Noun[edit]

hick (plural hicks)

  1. (pejorative) An awkward, naive, clumsy and/or rude country person.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Onomatopoeia.

Verb[edit]

hick (third-person singular simple present hicks, present participle hicking, simple past and past participle hicked)

  1. to hiccup
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References[edit]

  • Webster's Seventh New Collegiate Dictionary, Springfield, Massachusetts, G.&C. Merriam Co., 1967