What does skiffle mean?

Definitions for skiffleˈskɪf əl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. skiffle(noun)

    a style of popular music in the 1950s; based on American folk music and played on guitars and improvised percussion instruments


  1. skiffle(Noun)

    A type of folk music, with jazz and blues influences, using home made or improvised instruments.


  1. Skiffle

    Skiffle is a type of popular music with jazz, blues, folk, and roots influences, usually using homemade or improvised instruments. Originating as a term in the United States in the first half of the twentieth century, it became popular again in the UK in the 1950s, where it was mainly associated with musician Lonnie Donegan and played a major part in beginning the careers of later eminent jazz, pop, blues, folk and rock musicians.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of skiffle in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of skiffle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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