What does hillbilly mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hillbilly, bushwhacker(noun)

    a disparaging term for an unsophisticated person


  1. hillbilly(Noun)

    Someone who is from the hills; especially from a rural area, with a connotation of a lack of refinement or sophistication.

  2. hillbilly(Noun)

    A white person from the rural southern part of the United States.


  1. Hillbilly

    Hillbilly is a term for people who dwell in rural, mountainous areas of the United States, primarily Appalachia but also the Ozarks. Owing to its strongly stereotypical connotations, the term can be offensive to those Americans of Appalachian heritage.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hillbilly in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hillbilly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Allen Toussaint:

    Our upright wasn't much of a piano — it was a half-step flat the entire time we owned it — but that piano was everything to me. It was dark mahogany, almost black, with rouge crimps all over it. I took about eight piano lessons before my teacher gave up on me. I loved boogie-woogie and hillbilly music and gospel too much.

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