skiffle

Definitions

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  • n. A style of popular music in the 1950s; based on American folk music and played on guitars and improvised percussion instruments.

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Note

Another meaning of ‘skiffle’ is ‘rent party.’ At rent parties, which were thrown to raise money for rent, guests were charged a small fee.

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