noun, plural hill·bil·lies.
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A manservant can become an accounts man, a hillbilly a blue-blooded Manhattan prince.
In rural Appalachia, the drug is sometimes referred to as “hillbilly heroin.”‘Oxyana’ Documentary at Tribeca Exposes the OxyContin Epidemic|Marlow Stern|April 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The takeaway from Buckwild could be the strong bond of youthful friendship—a hillbilly version of us against the world.‘Duck Dynasty,’ ‘Buckwild,’ ‘Honey Boo Boo,’ and the 99 Percent|Tricia Romano|December 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Blankenship likes to portray himself as a rogue local mine operator with tough-guy hillbilly antics.
The radio in the car was yangling with hillbilly songs, the only thing you can pick up in Ohio, but I didn't care.Highways in Hiding|George Oliver Smith
Nobody had any money except the hillbilly and he went home for the three days and really lived it up.The Biography of a Rabbit|Roy Benson
Obviously a hillbilly, he carried a carbine as though it were a part of him.
Jeff, who knew that it's as easy to trade a hillbilly out of his hand as to separate him from his rifle, continued to work calmly.
He rolled his big white eyes at me: "What in the name of Uncle Hillbilly air you up to then?"Adventures While Preaching the Gospel of Beauty|Nicholas Vachel Lindsay