rockabilly

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noun rock·a·bil·ly \ˈrä-kə-ˌbi-lē\

Definition of rockabilly

  1. :  popular music marked by features of rock and country music

Origin and Etymology of rockabilly

2rock + -a- (as in rock-a-bye, phrase used to put a child to sleep) + hillbilly


First Known Use: 1956


ROCKABILLY Defined for English Language Learners

rockabilly

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noun

Definition of rockabilly for English Language Learners

  • : a kind of popular music that combines rock and country music


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