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redneck

1. noun, slang A derogatory term for a white person, typically male and from a rural area, especially in the Southern United States, who is considered stereotypically uncultured, unintelligent, prone to reckless behavior, and often bigoted. The term can also be used to self-identify as such in a proud or self-deprecating way, especially emphasizing the element of reckless behavior. You assume that because I'm from Texas, that means I'm just a dumb redneck, huh? You know how that part of the country is—it's just a bunch of rednecks down there! Of course I love swamp racing—I'm a redneck!
2. adjective, slang Of, relating to, or in the manner of such a stereotype. I wouldn't wear that T-shirt around here, Dan. This is redneck country. I come from Alabama, so I try to stick up for people from the South, but you're making it hard with that ignorant redneck mentality! My redneck buddy threw a stick of dynamite into the fishing hole! Hoo boy that thing went boom!
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redneck

1. n. a stereotypic southern bigot. (Derogatory. Also a term of address.) Look, you stupid redneck, try to understand.
2. mod. in the manner of a southern bigot. I don’t follow that kind of redneck thinking.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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I had heard it uttered between two thick, red-necked fellows of the semi-nautical type at the Fenchurch Street Railway-station, where, in those days, the everyday male crowd was attired in jerseys and pilot-cloth mostly, and had the air of being more conversant with the times of high- water than with the times of the trains.
So what, may I ask, would the red-neck tabloids do to Sven if he was guilty of the glaring defiance of Germany's manager Jurgen Klinsmann, the man who must deliver the World Cup to his expectant people on home soil?
Connor makes fun of everyone: himself red-neck right-wing gun owners, butt-crack gun-owning farmers, city-slicker gun-owning attorneys, over-worked, harried gun-owning magazine editors, Neanderthal he-men gun-owners, over-zealous cop-type gun-owners and yes, I'm sure even the Pink Pistols, now that he knows about 'em.
HERE'S the proof that Texas has more to offer than red-neck presidents.
One photonic fan called PCBs "old-fashioned"; another called it "red-neck circuitry." I am confident that O-O transmissions are merely a matter of time, but won't kill the PCB industry.
Possibly he has already done so, in which case he will have found some of the results rather disturbing to his red-neck reasoning.
Sure, some of the red-neck tabloids went OTT, especially The Sun with their disgraceful donkey jibe at James, but a display of player power against all is petty and juvenile and not the answer.
Occasional blooms of Red-Neck Algae clog the mouth.
But the biggest revelation has to be Keanu Reeves who turns up here as a vicious, wife-beating red-neck.
The red-neck wallabies, native to Australia, thrived in the wild after bouncing to freedom from a zoo in the 1930s but the colony was ravaged during the 1990s because of farm expansions, road accidents and inbreeding.
She was once known for her girl-next-door appeal but since moving to Texas, she's become all red-neck rough 'n' tough!
Surely the last bastion of pig-thick, in-bred, red-neck yokels is nearer the truth?
Coming into office amid immense international problems, his is the new face of all that was always, and still is, best in America, living proof that the US has thankfully escaped from the ugly grip of red-neck right wingers.
The red-neck rocker, who mixes country with rap, is also currently No.
It is all pretty similar to Ferrell's hit comedy Anchorman, except this time round we have the stupendously over-the-top Sacha Baron Cohen happily murdering the French language as the European rival to Ferrell's red-neck racer.