[ kawrn-krak-er ]
/ ˈkɔrnˌkræk ər /
noun Slang: Disparaging and Offensive.
a contemptuous term used to refer to a member of a class of poor white people in the southern U.S.
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usage note for corn-cracker
This term is used with disparaging intent and is perceived as insulting, being similar in connotation to redneck and hillbilly. Corn-cracker originally referred to a native of Kentucky or Georgia, but has come to apply broadly to any poor white person in the South. See also cracker.
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Example sentences from the Web for corn-cracker
The Colonel and I instinctively halted our horses, as the 'corn-cracker' stopped his.