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cracker

[cf. US Black, white person (derogatory) (Folb); DAE, a poor white, esp. of Georgia; sup­posedly from cracking of whips or corn] n. a poor white or near-white Bahamian: That cracker come from Spanish Wells, but now he have a business in Nassau (Nassau). = CONKY JOE (Gen.)

Tags: noun, pejorative

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Last update: 2012-01-17 00:13
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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