Definition of “hillbilly” - English Dictionary

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“hillbilly” in British English

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hillbillynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈhɪlˌbɪl.i/ us /ˈhɪlˌbɪl.i/ US old-fashioned disapproving

a person from a mountainous area of the US who has a simple way of life and is considered to be slightly stupid by people living 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 rural area who is not familiar with modern ideas and popular culture, 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)