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Arkie

[ ahr-kee ]
/ ˈɑr ki /
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noun Slang: Usually Disparaging and Offensive.

a term used to refer to a migrant worker originally from Arkansas.
a term used to refer to a native or inhabitant of Arkansas.

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Origin of Arkie

First recorded in 1925–30; Ark(ansas) + -ie
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