city slicker

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city slicker

A derisive term for a city dweller who is assumed to be (or actually is) completely ignorant of life in a rural setting, and/or suave and deceptive. Look at that fool city slicker—he has no idea how to get that horse to listen to him. Don't let that city slicker con you out of all your hard-earned money!
See also: city

city slicker

someone from the city who is not familiar with country ways. Them city slickers think we're stupid just because we talk different. The city slicker didn't know the first thing about fishing for trout.
See also: city
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ALL CHANGE FOR CITY SLICKER FANS of Toyota's new Aygo small car will be able to drive o in the city slicker for PS7,995.
But not necessarily the sort of transformation one would have expected; the city slicker did not become a faux hayseed.
However, Mr Morgan was making a significant share purchase in the amount of pounds 20,000 in the knowledge that the City Slicker column had tipped Viglen as recently as 5 January and 11 January 2000 and would probably do so again.
When Neath played Cardiff, let alone the Harlequins, it was very much the Real People versus the City Slickers.
And, as it turns out, even more up-for-it than the city slickers.
IN ANSWER to Bill Lee's question (Viewpoints, June 5) about the signature tune for Spike Jones and the City Slickers, the answer is Cocktails for Two.
Carol Braithwaite of St Basil's Hospice and Simon Tupper of Redcliffe Catering taking part in the City Slickers Sleepout 2008 in Birmingham City Centre.
Taxpayers now have to bail out this system and must bear in mind that continued support at the polls for the three parties will ensure that the city slickers will remain in power.
Mrs M Barker, of North Shields, and Brenda and Fred, got in touch to say it was recorded by Spike Jones and the City Slickers.
HARLEQUINS turned on the style for the city slickers with a 56-0 victory over London Skolars in the historic derbymatch atArtillery Gardens.
Hipwell, who used the City Slickers column in the Daily Mirror to boost shares in a "tip, buy and sell" scam that netted him nearly pounds 41,000, had his case rejected by three judges in the Court of Appeal in London.
Hipwell, who used the City Slickers column in the Daily Mirror to ramp shares in a "tip, buy and sell" scam that netted him nearly pounds 41,000, had his case rejected by three judges in the Court of Appeal in London.
A total of 15 children, neighbourhood wardens and members of the Hope Centre nursery and City College made up in the group, which picked up the City Slickers award for an urban project.
And one of the top games will see the City Slickers taking on the Rhondda Ropers.
The family depicted in the original 1960s series, The Beverly Hillbillies, turned out to be wiser, kinder, and more intelligent than the city slickers around them.