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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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The Commission approached the journalists responsible for the City Slickers column, Anil Bhoyrul and James Hipwell, through their respective solicitors, to see whether they were prepared to assist in its investigation.
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Hipwell (39), jailed on February 10 after a trial last year, had "no reason to feel aggrieved" that he had gone to prison while his fellow City Slicker columnist, Anil Bhoy-rul, who made only pounds 14,000 from the scam and pleaded guilty, was sentenced to 180 hours community service, said Lord Justice Waller.
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