Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary




Synonyms and Antonyms of hillbilly

  1. an awkward or simple person especially from a small town or the country <in the skit, he was a shy hillbilly in love with a city girl> Synonyms bumpkin, chawbacon, churl, clodhopper, cornball, countryman, hayseed, hick, provincial, rube, rustic, yokelRelated Words boor, clod, clown, gawk, lout, oaf; greenhorn, tenderfoot; peasant, peon; backwoodsman, mountaineerNear Antonyms slicker, smoothy (or smoothie); metropolitan, suburbanite, urbaniteAntonyms cosmopolitan, cosmopolite, sophisticate

Learn More about hillbilly

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up hillbilly? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).