Arkie

[ahr-kee]
noun Slang: Usually Disparaging and Offensive.
  1. a term used to refer to a migrant worker originally from Arkansas.
  2. a term used to refer to a native or inhabitant of Arkansas.

Origin of Arkie

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