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hillbillynoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈhɪlˌbɪl.i/ US old-fashioned disapproving
a ​person from a mountainousarea of the US who has a ​simple way of ​life and is ​considered to be ​slightlystupid by ​peopleliving in ​towns and ​cities
(Definition of hillbilly from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"hillbilly" in American English

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hillbillynoun [C]

 us   /ˈhɪlˌbɪl·i/ disapproving
a ​person from a ​ruralarea who is not ​familiar with ​modernideas and ​popularculture, esp. someone who ​lives in the ​mountains or ​far from ​cities or ​towns in the ​southeastern US
(Definition of hillbilly from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hillbilly”
in Chinese (Simplified) (住在山区的)乡巴佬,土包子…
in Chinese (Traditional) (住在山區的)鄉巴佬,土包子…
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