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Hick may refer to:

Definition: Person who was raised in a rural area

Surname

  • Benjamin Hick, (1790-1842), a mechanical engineer
  • Graeme Hick, (born 1966), an English cricketer
  • John Hick, (born 1922), a philosopher of religion and theologian
  • Pentland Hick (born 1919), a British entrepreneur, author, and publisher
  • W. E. Hick, (1912-1974), a British psychologist

Nickname

See also


Wiktionary

Up to date as of January 15, 2010

Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary

See also hick

Contents

English

Etymology

Rhyming nickname for Rick, pet form of Richard.

Proper noun

Singular
Hick

Plural
-

Hick

  1. (rare) A diminutive of the male given name Richard.

Derived terms

  • Hickory, Dickory, Dock

Related terms


Simple English

A hick is a term for an American stereotype. It is also used in Canada to a lesser degree. It is a term for people who live in rural areas, especially on farms and ranches. It is usually meant as an insult. One other form of the word 'hick' is 'redneck'.








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