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synonyms for hick

  • boor
  • bumpkin
  • clodhopper
  • farmer
  • hayseed
  • hillbilly
  • redneck
  • rube
  • yokel
  • backwoodsman/woman
  • cornfed
  • country boy/girl
  • country cousin
  • countryman/woman
  • local yokel
  • rural
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How to use hick in a sentence

When two of the tellers and the bank officers went home to eat the way they did in those hick burgs.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
Hes something of a hick, you know, and especially in regard to this Sherry and midnight cabaret stuff.
OUT OF THE AIRINEZ HAYNES IRWIN
Some experiments by John Hick give for the friction of these leathers the following formula.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 14, SLICE 1VARIOUS
She put me in a hick'ry basket when I on'y a day and a half old, with nuthin' on but mah belly band an' di'per.
SLAVE NARRATIVES: A FOLK HISTORY OF SLAVERY IN THE UNITED STATESWORK PROJECTS ADMINISTRATION
Tell Mr. Hick to call up the police, let them know we have found the missing boy and have them send out a doctor.
THE CURLYTOPS AND THEIR PLAYMATESHOWARD R. GARIS
Is a son of Hick-a-poo or Kick-a-poo, formerly a prominent chief of the tribe.
DESCRIPTIVE CATALOGUE OF PHOTOGRAPHS OF NORTH AMERICAN INDIANSW. H. JACKSON
De black ashes, left on de bottom of de hick'ry fire, was leached for lye, what was biled wid grease to make our soap.
SLAVE NARRATIVES: A FOLK HISTORY OF SLAVERY IN THE UNITED STATESWORK PROJECTS ADMINISTRATION
She made a sort of sody out of de white ashes f'um de top of a hick'ry fire and mixed it wid vinegar for headaches.
SLAVE NARRATIVES: A FOLK HISTORY OF SLAVERY IN THE UNITED STATESWORK PROJECTS ADMINISTRATION
Chestnut and hick'ry wood made de bes' fires and dere was allus plenty of good kindlin' to git 'em started.
SLAVE NARRATIVES: A FOLK HISTORY OF SLAVERY IN THE UNITED STATESWORK PROJECTS ADMINISTRATION
"Sounds like one of them damn hick towns in California," said Smokey, the gambler.
JUBILATION, U.S.A.G. L. VANDENBURG
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO HICK

  • boor
  • clod
  • clodhopper
  • clodpoll
  • country
  • hayseed
  • hick
  • hind
  • lout
  • lummox
  • oaf
  • rube
  • yahoo
  • yokel
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