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
What niggers made up, along with honkey, to insult white people. I would like to know why the word nigger is bad, unless you're black (hypocrits), and why everyone is allowed to call white people crackers. (Aside from the fact the person who made cracker an insult was high on dope)
You should never say the C-word, you racist nigger asshole.

*Sends petition to ban the word cracker in spite of black people*
by supersmasher10015 February 26, 2007
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
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 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 delicious snack, usually eaten with cheese or other dairy products (milk is highly unrecommended).
i'm hungry and do not know what to eat, bah, alas, not junk food, but wait, what's this? a cracker, this will provide me with minimum nutrition, excellent!
by fattybunta August 26, 2007
1.) Racial slur for a white person. While it should be considered just as bad as the n-word it isn't (just like like a man can be sexist but a woman can't). This term is often used to describe white trash.

2.) Opposite of a hacker. Crackers cause mayhem and destruction while hackers try to learn more about how things work, to push the limitations of computers and such, etc. The media doesn't know the difference.
1.) You cracker white trash.

2.)That dude is a cracker. He's taken down four websites this week and I think he gave my computer a keylogger.
by Synthic April 02, 2007

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