redneck vs hillbilly

redneck hillbilly

Definitions

  • 1) A person regarded as having a provincial, conservative, often bigoted attitude.
  • 2) Used as a disparaging term for a member of the white rural laboring class, especially in the southern United States.
  • 3) a poor White person in the southern United States
  • 4) An uncouth countryman: as, the hill-billies come from the hills, and the rednecks from the swamps. The expression rednecked hill-billy also occurs.

Definitions

  • 1) A white person from the rural southern part of the United States.
  • 2) Someone who is from the hills; especially from a rural area, with a connotation of a lack of refinement or sophistication.
  • 3) A person from the backwoods or a remote mountain area.
  • 4) a disparaging term for an unsophisticated person

Examples

  • 1) Anon just to clarify do you even know where the term redneck comes from?
  • 2) They're real-life descendants of the Dukes of Hazzard who wave around the rebel flag and embrace the term "redneck" as a badge of honor.
  • 3) The term redneck was also used in The West Virginia Coal Miners March (1921) or the Battle of Blair Mountain when coal miners wore red bandannas around their necks to identify themselves as seeking the opportunity to unionize.
  • 4) If the term redneck is offensive, forgive me, sir.
  • 5) You should also know that as I have said elsewhere in these forums, where I come from the term redneck is a compliment.
  • 6) The term redneck indicates a lifestyle and culture that can be found in every state in our union.
  • 7) As to having our delicate beer-sodden feelings protected from the term redneck; well, I appreciate the effort, though I highly suspect that the best way to hide snobbishness is to pose as protector of any class of folks you cannot bear.
  • 8) To us, the term redneck indicates a culture we were born in and enjoy.
  • 9) ‘It is hard not to have a sneaking admiration for someone who can enrage southern rednecks as easily as he can rile a group of feminist college students.’
  • 10) ‘In the first example, he's parodying southern rednecks.’
  • 11) ‘White trash rednecks from backward places such as Texas are an even easier target over there.’
  • 12) ‘The small businesspeople are the rednecks that run the town and suppress the people.’
  • 13) ‘Would you please tell Derb that not all Southerners are rednecks.’
  • 14) ‘It does not make the grade in what is otherwise a magnificent satire of white, redneck cultural values.’
  • 15) ‘If there is a danger of this happening, then I think we need to make it clear to the government that rednecks are not the only people who can impose a political cost.’
  • 16) ‘The local rednecks were angry that immigrants from the future were taking their jobs, and were discussing what to do about it.’
  • 17) ‘But now the rednecks are calling the shots, and the neocons are telling them how.’
  • 18) ‘When most people hear about Memphis they think of rednecks and country people.’
  • 19) ‘It made most people look like unsophisticated rednecks.’
  • 20) ‘‘Hopefully I am making a connection with the rednecks of Texas,’ he says with a deep laugh.’
  • 21) ‘The rednecks were attacking us from the top of the rock.’
  • 22) ‘So one of these rednecks tells a racist joke and they're all laughing, except the big guy.’
  • 23) ‘You know, rednecks get married when they're teenagers and stuff.’
  • 24) ‘This is a chapter about working, again: I make fun of rednecks in here.’
  • 25) ‘At one point in my life, I lived in a trailer, hung out with tobacco spitting rednecks, and spoke with an extreme drawl.’
  • 26) ‘And I remember listening to that back in Georgia, and I watched rednecks laugh at it.’
  • 27) ‘The book is careful not to stereotype Evie's family as ignorant rednecks.’
  • 28) ‘A large portion of people at the school were rednecks, and hugely homophobic.’

Examples

  • 1) This vapid, vacuous, uneducated, Alaska hillbilly is an international laughingstock.
  • 2) In a party that worships the likes of Sarah Palin and Michelle Bachman, and speaks with the voices of Rush Limbaugh and Glenn Beck, this hillbilly is actually part of the “mainstream”.
  • 3) I also think you are right to distinguish between redneck and what I call hillbilly culture in southern whites.
  • 4) They were what they call hillbilly music, sometimes, or dance music?
  • 5) Stuart began offering what he called hillbilly rock,'' an amalgam of energized honky-tonk and rock 'n' roll that he rode well into the '90s.
  • 6) I am from East Tennessee originally and "hillbilly" is okay to use.
  • 7) The Political Correctness Congress has just issued an edict that henceforth the term hillbilly is banned, to be replaced by Appalachian American. "
  • 8) April 15th, 2010 2: 59 pm ET to djb: 'white trash hillbilly' is actually a racial slur.
  • 9) That wild Alaska hillbilly is jibbering on good lord.
  • 10) ‘When we want to go to Appalachia and take photos of the hillbillies, we don't hire Hollywood actors, because that just wouldn't cut it.’
  • 11) ‘In fact, hillbillies themselves were the first to capitalize commercially on the hillbilly mystique.’
  • 12) ‘It's inspired by old blues, Nashville psycho hillbillies and hazy memories.’
  • 13) ‘We're hillbillies, and the rest of the world sees us that way.’
  • 14) ‘If it's not civil servants swarming to the west or hillbillies fleeing to the city, then it's hill walkers trampling on private property.’
  • 15) ‘Through it all, the culture-savvy walk around in a daze, slackjawed and awkward like hillbillies at a vernissage.’
  • 16) ‘These are quality people, not hillbillies to any extent, but St. Louis is a city built for isolation.’
  • 17) ‘It sounded like it was recorded by a bunch of hillbillies in a shack.’
  • 18) ‘How about some hillbillies, dirty tricks, cavemen and monsters to jazz up the petrol-soaked smogfest?’
  • 19) ‘Maybe it's just me, but I don't like watching shows with pregnant hillbillies in them.’
  • 20) ‘In the winter of 1940, a twenty-seven-year-old hillbilly singer named Woody Guthrie headed east to New York City.’
  • 21) ‘Now and again, his voice lifts like a hillbilly choir or a candlelit revival presided over by David Crosby.’
  • 22) ‘This time around, the focus is on gospel-based material rather than bluegrass and hillbilly music.’
  • 23) ‘‘I want to go back to when things were so simple’ sings Weiss in a high-pitched hillbilly squeal on ‘Piggly Wiggly’.’
  • 24) ‘At times that means straighter pop tinted by shades of folk, country and indie rock and at other times, screaming hillbilly thrash.’
  • 25) ‘Fuller is a stout purist when it comes to his hillbilly music, and has some serious rules before you can climb up on his stage.’
  • 26) ‘As they arrived in Latham, the familiar, edgy electronic Seinfeld music was momentarily replaced by a hillbilly twang.’
  • 27) ‘Here's what the hillbilly rocker had to say about his little monster.’
  • 28) ‘Even in high school, in that variety show, I went out and did a hillbilly rendition of a song, in addition to that rockabilly band I had.’
  • 29) ‘‘I'm a hillbilly singer with delusions of grandeur,’ Earle says, with a guffaw.’
  • 30) ‘Featuring the talents of Cynthia Frazzini and Craig Aspen, The Believers' sound blends Americana rock with folk-country and a hillbilly twang.’
  • 31) ‘The instruments of a hillbilly jamboree are pots, jugs, and any other basic items.’
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