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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hillbilly, bushwhackernoun

    a disparaging term for an unsophisticated person


  1. hillbillynoun

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

  2. hillbillynoun

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


  1. hillbilly

    "Hillbilly" is a term often used to describe a person from a rural, mountainous region in the United States, particularly the Appalachian and Ozark areas. It is often associated with stereotypes of poverty, lack of education, and backwardness. The term can be considered derogatory, though some people use it self-referentially without offense.


  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.

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  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

Examples of hillbilly in a Sentence

  1. Tom Sexton:

    Dolly's the No. 1 most unimpeachable hillbilly. You're a close second, it's true.

  2. 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.

  3. Gwen Stefani:

    It's crazy. I mean, now it's normal, i've accepted that he's a true hillbilly and all those things.

  4. Joe Exotic ex-husband:

    Overall, it was good but there were quite a few parts I didn't agree with, they should have done follow-through stories at the end. They made me look like a drugged-out hillbilly. They didn't even show my new teeth or the actual tattoo finished. There was quite a bit they didn't even touch on.

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