Meaning of “redneck” in the English Dictionary


"redneck" in American English

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rednecknoun [ C ]

us /ˈredˌnek/ slang

a poor, white person without education, esp. one living in the countryside in the southern US, who is believed to have prejudiced (= unfair and unreasonable) ideas and beliefs

Note: This word is usually considered offensive.

(Definition of “redneck” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)