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English definition of “skiffle”

skiffle

noun [U]     /ˈskɪf.l̩/
a type of music popular in the 1950s that is a mixture of jazz and folk music, in which players often perform on instruments they have made themselvesFolk and ethnic musicJazz and bluesTypes of music
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