Word of the day – Hillbilly

Hillbilly

Meaning – A person from the country, typically with crude manners, speech and dress.

Example – 1) When I stepped onto his property, the hillbilly came out of his shack, grabbed his shotgun, and                                       yelled “Yeehaw!”

2) Man, I love that hillbilly music !

Etymology – This somewhat offensive term is used to describe poor people living in the hills of rural America – a ‘hill’ is a small mountain, and ‘billy’ is a man’s name.

Synonyms – hick

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