Simple Definition of rockabilly
: a kind of popular music that combines rock and country music
Full Definition of rockabilly
: popular music marked by features of rock and country music
Origin of rockabilly
2rock + -a- (as in rock-a-bye, phrase used to put a child to sleep) + hillbilly
First Known Use: 1956
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