skiffle

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noun skif·fle \ˈski-fəl\

Definition of skiffle

  1. :  American jazz or folk music played entirely or in part on nonstandard instruments (such 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

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1926



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