[ 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.

Origin of corn-cracker

An Americanism dating back to 1825–35; corn1 + cracker

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. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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