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Definition of hillbilly noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (pl. hillbillies)
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  1. 1[countable] (disapproving) a person who lives in the mountains and is thought to be stupid by people who live in the towns
  2. 2[uncountable] a type of country music that began in the mountains of the southern states of the U.S.
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