noun red·neck \ˈred-ˌnek\

: a white person who lives in a small town or in the country especially in the southern U.S., who typically has a working-class job, and who is seen by others as being uneducated and having opinions and attitudes that are offensive

Full Definition of REDNECK

sometimes disparaging :  a white member of the Southern rural laboring class
often disparaging :  a person whose behavior and opinions are similar to those attributed to rednecks
redneck also red·necked \-ˌnekt\ adjective

First Known Use of REDNECK



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