Skiffle



verb (used with object), skiffled, skiffling.
1.
knob (def 7).
noun
1.
a jazz style of the 1920s deriving from blues, ragtime, and folk music, played by bands made up of both standard and improvised instruments.
2.
a style of popular music developed in England during the 1950s, deriving from hillbilly music and rock-‘n’-roll, and played on a heterogeneous group of instruments, as guitar, washboard, ceramic jug, washtub, and kazoo.
noun
1.
a style of popular music of the 1950s, played chiefly on guitars and improvised percussion instruments
noun
1.
(Ulster, dialect) a drizzle: a skiffle of rain

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