hickest

hick

[hik]
noun
1.
an unsophisticated, boorish, and provincial person; rube.
adjective
2.
pertaining to or characteristic of hicks: hick ideas.
3.
located in a rural or culturally unsophisticated area: a hick town.

Origin:
1555–65; after Hick, familiar form of Richard

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

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hick
1376, nickname of Richard. Meaning "awkward provincial person" is first recorded 1565 (cf. rube). The adj. is first recorded 1920, in Sinclair Lewis' "Main Street": "He graduated from a hick college in Pennsylvania."
"A hick town is one where there is no place to go where you shouldn't be." [Robert Quillen, 1933]
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