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
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
Pejorative term originally referring to only poor southern whites who "barely survived on eating crackers." Rich whites would call the poor whites "crackers."

Since, it has lost its original meaning the ruling whites intended for these serf-whites and now it is more commonly used by black people to offensively refer to any white person, regardless of social or economic standing.

Looks like those poor white people in the swamps and jungles of LA and MS won't EVER be able to "take the word back" so to speak.
Wealthy Southern Politician: We'll send in a wedge candidate to some of those dumb hick towns and split up the cracker- votes.

Southern Police Chief: We can let a small drug shipment get through and let the niggers and crackers kill each other for it.

Swamp Person: now we'll nevah be able tu "take back" du Cracka name.
by EasilySuede October 28, 2011
After the Civil War,some whites were so poor they had to crack their own corn because the could not afford mill.
That cracker thinks he's high and mighty. He forgot where he came from.
by Correcta July 27, 2009
A racial slur used by blacks to demean whites, it refers to the time in the USA when a slave master would "crack" a whip to get the slaves to work. It's often shortened to "cracka."

It is supposed to be the comeback against nigger or darkie, however the problem being that most white people just don't give a damn if they are called cracker, honkey, or any other racial slur attributed to their race.
Use of cracker:
Black guy: Hey cracka, motherfuckin' cracka!

White guy: Meh.
Name of a popular LAN party in the Middle Georgia region.
I'm gonna go to the C.R.A.C.K.E.R. Fest LAN party this weekend. Are you coming?

See www.crackerfest.com for other examples.
by Yeormom March 07, 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.
Lets play bust a cap in the cracker.
by Balder March 08, 2005

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