Definition of Arkie
- It's always good to welcome back a fellow Arkie who's been away all too long.
- —Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, 16 May 2012
- In the South the number of sharecroppers farms dropped from 776,278 in 1930 to 541, 291 in 1940. The result was a homeless population, some of whom, known in the folklore of the times as “Okies” and “Arkies,” packed up and took off for California.
- —Mary Beth Norton et al., A People and a Nation, 1988