Hillbilly Definition

hĭlbĭlē
hillbillies
noun
hillbillies
A person who lives in or comes from the mountains or backwoods of the South, esp. from the Appalachian areas of the South.
Webster's New World
A white person from the rural southern part of the United States.
Wiktionary
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adjective
Of or characteristic of hillbillies.
Hillbilly music.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Hillbilly

Noun

Singular:
hillbilly
Plural:
hillbillies

Origin of Hillbilly

  • hill Billy a nickname for William

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From hill +‎ Billy

    From Wiktionary

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