Meaning of hillbilly

hill•bil•ly

Pronunciation: (hil'bil"ē), [key]
— n., pl. adj. -lies,
—n.
  1. a person from a backwoods or other remote area, esp. from the mountains of the southern U.S.
—adj.
  1. of, like, or pertaining to hillbillies: hillbilly humor.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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