A word used by black people to tease them, just like nigger.

It comes from black people who noticed the white people having pale skin and relativly dry much like a salty cracker wafer.
It was first used and publicised by the Black Panthers and Malcome X who at the time said White Cracker. It was also used by Bill Clinton to describe white voters to win the vote of black people in the US.

White people think this word comes from Slavery when the white man would use the whip or cat & 9 tails, which is false and wrong.

The word originated in the Southern states in the US and in Britain.

The word can also be used to describe "Poor" white people on welfare from trailor parks used by the white man.

Conclusion: A derogatory word to describe the White man, like honkey and cracker baby. Though white people think its no offensive, it is very much so. That if you call them a cracker, there face will Turn red immidiatly.
white man: her nigger
black man: hey cracker

black man: Whats good cracker, you do know that every race other then crackers hate you.
white man: i though so, thats why I dont have friends..
black man: yeah, that might be part of the reason
by J'Love June 01, 2009
As most of you here seem to have some kind of misconception of the semantic difference between "cracker" and "nigger" let me just elaborate real quick:

Calling a white person a "cracker" is not even slightly the same as calling a black person a "nigger".
Why? Okay, let's see, where does "nigger" come from? Slavery, as in white people exploiting black people. So a white person calling a black person "nigger" means that she/he is referring to her/him as lower in status/worth.

Where does "cracker" come from? Slavery, too, as in white people exploting black people. So a black person calling a white person "cracker" means that she/he is referring to her/him as acting as if she/he were superior.

So now, every INTELLIGENT one of you, think and tell me which one of the two is worse.

Of course, it is actually quite stupid to use any of these two expressions (no matter what the color of your skin is), but reading the definitions at hand, I couldnt help but get the impression that there is still some deeply rooted racism in our society and everyone seems to begrudge each other. How about some peace?
Peter's father: Dont hang around with that nigger Dwayne my son, you're much better than that!

Dwayne's mother: I dont want you hanging around that boy Peter! His father is a real cracker!
by letspleasequitthisrasictcrap March 26, 2009
A slang term for 'white person,' which can be affectionate or derogatory depending on the context. Unlike 'redneck,' 'cracker' does not carry the added connotation of 'powhitetrash,' but simply refers to someone who is undeniably white.

Despite the common misconception that 'cracker' refers to whip-happy slave-drivers, the term is derived from 'Florida Cracker,' after Florida hill-billy cattlemen who drove their cattle along the highways, cracking their whips.
have you sampled my designer line of baked goods, 'crackah, pleez?'

get yo cracker ass up in the house fo somebody sees you.
by MerryAndy August 05, 2007
One who uses their computer skills to comit molicious crimes against others. Some are skilled computer programmers and specialists. Others are young children, teens, or inexperianced individuals that do these acts for fun or for the rush of acting as a professianal for the first time. Because of the media, the public often thinks of hackers as criminals even though this is not true. Hackers just have a passion for computers and specializing in them.
That cracker just stole and deleted all of my files!
by mr. white hat April 27, 2008
A small, very dry, square treat made of refined flour. Some crackers have salt sprinkled on top; i.e. saltines. Most have tiny holes going through them--not sure why, though
These crackers are making me thirsty!
by Dula Monster December 25, 2006
A settler of the state of florida.

A food item.
Mmm these crackers are good.
by Sunion April 13, 2011
a poor white person from southern United States who worked alongside slaves. Were said to have eaten crackers as their main diet because they were so poor.
A poor white person who didn't own any land during the civil war era is known as a "cracker".
by Miss Sparks June 29, 2009
A really great band! Led by singer/guitarist David Lowery.
Cracker does songs such as Eurotrash Girl, Low, and One Fine Day.
by ashasdjkkjaakakk September 11, 2007

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