hillbilly

英 ['hɪlbɪlɪ] 美 ['hɪlbɪli]
  • n. 乡下人,乡巴佬;山地内部的贫农,山地人
TOEFL
hillbilly
«
1 / 3
»
hillbilly 乡巴佬

hill,山丘,billy,人名Billy.代称。

hillbilly (n.)
"southern Appalachian U.S. resident," by 1892, from hill + masc. proper name Billy/Billie.
Then again, I do not think It will do so well. I would hate to see some old railroad man come here and take my job, and then, I don t think It is right to hire some Hill Billy and give him the same right as I just because he was hired the same time I was. ["The Railroad Trainmen's Journal," vol. IX, July 1892]



In short, a Hill-Billie is a free and untrammelled white citizen of Alabama, who lives in the hills, has no means to speak of, dresses as he can, talks as he pleases, drinks whiskey when he gets it, and fires of his revolver as the fancy takes him. ["New York Journal," April 23, 1900]
In reference to a type of folk music, first attested 1924.
1. She belted out ballads and hillbilly songs one after another all evening.
她整晚一个接一个地大唱民谣和乡村小调.

来自《简明英汉词典》

2. A hillbilly walked down the street near the draft board.
有一个乡下人在距兵役局不远的一条街上走着.

来自辞典例句

3. A hillbilly love song was on the jukebox.
自动唱机正在放一张乡间情歌唱片.

来自辞典例句

4. A hillbilly was visiting the big city for the first time.
有一个乡下人第一次来到大城市.

来自互联网

5. Blinking in amazement, the hillbilly drawled, " I should have brought my wife! "
乡下人惊奇地眨着眼睛, 慢吞吞地说: “ 我应该把我的老婆带来! ”

来自互联网

[ hillbilly 造句 ]