buckra

[ buhk-ruh ]
/ ˈbʌk rə /

noun Southern U.S. (chiefly South Atlantic States ).

Usually Disparaging and Offensive. a term used to refer to a white man.

Origin of buckra

1685–90; of uncertain origin; often alleged to be < Efik m̀bakára white man; compare Jamaican English backra, earlier E spelling bochara, bacceroe, backearary
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British Dictionary definitions for buckra

buckra

/ (ˈbʌkrə) /

noun

(used contemptuously by Black people, esp in the US) a White man

Word Origin for buckra

C18: probably from Efik mba-ka-ra master
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