Hicks: Choosing who's in your group, you have to surround yourself with talented people who make you look good.
Hicks and Gillett discovered they could not compete with that kind of extravagant largesse.
Bypres Fongton, Mr. Meany and Mr. Hicks were my own particular inventions.
Hicks said he believed simply scrambling those jets would have scared off the attackers in the second wave.
In often-dramatic testimony, Hicks provided new details of the attack in the evening of Benghazi.
The corpulent and swarthy Hicks stood dejectedly before her.
"Hicks's lawyer will be waiting," he said to his battered self-respect.
"I have no doubt of it, my boy," rejoined Mr. Hicks, rising.
Miss Hicks in the village was engaged, and she had a wedding in the summer.
He wont for long if my boys find him arter this, growled Hicks.
late 14c. as a pet form of masc. proper name Richard. Meaning "awkward provincial person" was established by 1700 (cf. rube); earlier it was the characteristic name of a hosteler, hackneyman, etc. (late 14c.), perhaps via alliteration. The adjective is recorded by 1914.
A hick town is one where there is no place to go where you shouldn't be. [attributed to U.S. humorist Robert Quillen (1887-1948)]
: wasn't bad looking in a hick way/ that hick chief of police
[1565+; fr a nickname of Richard, thought of as a country name, as Reuben is the base of ''rube'']