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n. - A style of popular music in the 1950s.

Usage examples (31)
  • "It's an Italian term and it's short for the word skiffle and skiffle means disgusting but it doesn't really mean disgusting in the way we use that word in English.
  • The new material was very promising - familiar surf/rockabilly/skiffle influences.
  • Another of Ivan's pals was playing in a skiffle group that day in front of 400 villagers.
  • The goal was to play skiffle, a rudimentary musical genre that fused folk with jazz, blues, and country. for more
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