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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture;
[syn: yokel, rube, hick, yahoo, hayseed, bumpkin, chawbacon]


ADJECTIVE (1)

1. awkwardly simple and provincial;
- Example: "bumpkinly country boys"
- Example: "rustic farmers"
- Example: "a hick town"
- Example: "the nightlife of Montmartre awed the unsophisticated tourists"
[syn: bumpkinly, hick, rustic, unsophisticated]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

hick \hick\ n. A person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture; a hayseed. Syn: yokel, rube, yahoo, hayseed, bumpkin, chawbacon. [WordNet 1.5]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

hick \hick\ adj. 1. rural. Opposite of urban. [WordNet 1.5] 2. characteristic of rural people, especially those not knowledgeable about matters outside their locality; as, hick ideas; a hick town. Syn: bumpkinly, rustic, unsophisticated. [WordNet 1.5] hickey
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

hick adj 1: awkwardly simple and provincial; "bumpkinly country boys"; "rustic farmers"; "a hick town"; "the nightlife of Montmartre awed the unsophisticated tourists" [syn: bumpkinly, hick, rustic, unsophisticated] n 1: a person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture [syn: yokel, rube, hick, yahoo, hayseed, bumpkin, chawbacon]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

74 Moby Thesaurus words for "hick": babe, boor, boorish, bucolic, bumpkin, butterfingers, child, child of nature, churlish, clod, cloddish, clodhopper, clodhopping, clown, clownish, clumsy, countrified, country bumpkin, country-born, country-bred, dove, dub, duffer, dupe, farmer, farmerish, foozler, foul-up, from the sticks, fumble-fist, gawk, gawky, goof, goofball, goofer, hayseed, hicky, hillbilly, hobnailed, infant, ingenue, innocent, inurbane, lamb, looby, lout, loutish, lubber, lummox, lump, lumpen, lumpish, mere child, muff, muffer, noble savage, oaf, provincial, rube, rustic, simple soul, slob, stumblebum, stumblebunny, uncouth, uncultivated, uncultured, unpolished, unrefined, unsophisticate, up-country, whistle-stop, yokel, yokelish