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hick

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hick(
hihk
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(country bumpkin)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el pueblerino
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la pueblerina
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Some hick in a pickup rear-ended me, and he didn't have insurance.Un pueblerino en una camioneta me chocó por atrás y no tenía seguro.
b. el paleto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la paleta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
When Megan got a flat tire in the middle of nowhere, she was afraid she might be shot by hicks.Cuando se le pinchó una rueda a Megan en medio de la nada, tenía miedo de que unos paletos le dispararan.
c. el pajuerano
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la pajuerana
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(River Plate)
He's never ridden the subway; he's such a hick!Nunca anduvo en subte; ¡es tan pajuerano!
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(having the characteristics of a country bumpkin)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. pueblerino
My hick neighbors blare their country music every night until 11 pm and start again at 6 am.Mis vecinos pueblerinos tocan su música country todas las noches hasta las 11 pm y comienzan de nuevo a las 6 am.
b. paleto
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Karl is tired of living in a hick town, and he's anxious to move to New York City.Karl está cansado de vivir en un pueblo paleto y ansioso por mudarse a la ciudad de Nueva York.
c. pajuerano (River Plate)
The boys from the city had a hard time not laughing at the hick accent of the gas station attendant.A los muchachos de la ciudad les costó trabajo no reírse del acento pajuerano del encargado de la gasolinera.
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hick
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el pueblerino(a)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
la pueblerino(a)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
b. el paleto(a)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
la paleto(a)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
c. el paisa
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
la paisa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
d. el pajuerano(a)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
la pajuerano(a)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(River Plate)
hick [hɪk] (US)
adjective
rústico; de aldea
noun
pueblerinoapueblerina (m) (f);a pueblerina paletoapaleta (m) (f) (informal);a paleta (Esp)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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