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hillbilly

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noun hill·bil·ly \ˈhil-ˌbi-lē\

Simple Definition of hillbilly

  • : a person who lives in the country far away from cities and who is often regarded as someone who lacks education, who is stupid, etc.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of hillbilly

plural

hillbillies

  1. :  a person from a backwoods area

Examples of hillbilly in a sentence

  1. Other kids called her a hillbilly because of her accent and her simple clothes.

  2. <in the skit, he was a shy hillbilly in love with a city girl>



Origin and Etymology of hillbilly

1hill + Billy, nickname for William


First Known Use: 1891

Rhymes with hillbilly


HILLBILLY Defined for Kids

hillbilly

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noun hill·bil·ly \ˈhil-ˌbi-lē\

Definition of hillbilly for Students

plural

hillbillies

  1. :  a person from a backwoods area





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