A cracker is a white person, generally southern and specifically Florida, southern Georgia and Southern alabama.
It is used to describe rural folk who homesteaded theses states and lived hard lives, in mostly agrarian roles. Cattle driving was one of their main occupations, the "Crack" of the Cattle,not slave whip (rarely did they own slaves, and were as poor as any slave) was from where they got their name. It is said the "crack" could be heard for nearly a mile. The name cracker was synonymous with thier food, architecture, way of making a living as well as the people themselves. Today the word is used to descibe any southern white person, mostly used in derogitory terms, as meaning rural poor country folk by those who could not be considered crackers. The term is not as negative as redneck or hick.
" That old old cracker house with a tin roof was preserved by the state as being historic"

"Cracker cooking consists of gator, swampcabbage and anything one can scrounge up"

"hey cracker, you best not be walking by yourself down that alley"
by Todd L M December 07, 2007
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Originally the white slave driver because he would "crack" the whip, hence the noun cracker.
Yo homey pick the cotton faster cuz here comes ole Mr.Cracker with his whip!
by MrCracker June 29, 2003
Noun. Slang word used to refer to those of European ancestry. The word is thought to have either derived from the sound of a whip being cracked by slave owners, or because crackers are generally white in color.
I'm still waiting for the word "Cracker" to be referred to as the "C-word" the way the word "Nigger" is constantly referred to as the "N-word".
by FigurinOutLife March 24, 2004
opposite of nigger, an insult to whites... except white people aren't dumb enough to walk around calling each other that word because it's intended to be demeaning
break yo self cracker!
what chu want cracka?!
by tweak August 14, 2004
A racist insult used by blacks against white people that seemingly isn't wrong, yet it is illegal for us to defend ourselves and call them darkies or nigger. Racism against whites is racism just the same, people. Get some common sense. If black people think they are the shit like they're better than everyone else, they are mistaken.
No one is fuckin better than anyone they are equal, until your actions or reputation lowers your social status and respect, of course.
Synonym: Honkey
Antonym: Nigger
by Damyankee November 06, 2004
1:A firecracker
2:A thin, crisp wafer
3:One whom cracks illegally into another's computer or network
4:A racist term used against Caucasians/Whites
The word cracker has many meanings.
by Chad December 29, 2003
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