peckerwood

noun
peck·​er·​wood | \ˈpe-kər-ˌwu̇d \

Definition of peckerwood 

South & Midland, offensive

used as an insulting and contemptuous term for a rural white Southerner

First Known Use of peckerwood

1904, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for peckerwood

probably inversion of woodpecker

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