Definition of skiffle
: American jazz or folk music played entirely or in part on nonstandard instruments (as jugs, washboards, or Jew's harps); also : a derivative form of music formerly popular in Great Britain featuring vocals with a simple instrumental accompaniment
Origin and Etymology of skiffle
First Known Use: 1926
Rhymes with skiffle
piffle, riffle, sniffle, whiffle
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