If you are feeling a bit homesick for your hometown, take comfort in these local phrases.
The first word in these phrases is “hick” and “hickness” is a slang term for any person who lives in a town. It’s usually used to describe someone who spends his time in a small town (especially one in the South) and thus has little contact with the rest of the country.
Hickness is a slang term for the state of a person’s hometown. It is also used to describe a person’s small town life because the word hick is used to describe the general state of a person’s small town life.