Definition of rockabilly in English:

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rockabilly

Pronunciation: /ˈrɒkəbɪli/

noun

[mass noun]
A type of popular music, originating in the south-eastern US in the 1950s, combining elements of rock and roll and country music: an offbeat blend of country, swing, and rockabilly [as modifier]: rockabilly music
More example sentences
  • I wanted guys who were hot musicians who didn't have grounding in rockabilly or country or blues.
  • This first release more than conveys the excitement these boys bring to the tried and true rockabilly of the past.
  • The film shows us the early years at Sun Records, where rock and roll was born - the artists on the label brought country and rockabilly and the blues and gospel together.

Origin

1950s: blend of rock and roll and hillbilly.

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