A Native "Indian" (North American Aboriginal; First Nations; Indigenous; First Tribes; AmerIndian; American Indian; Canadian Indian; Native American; Native Canadian; Native North American; Mixed Blood; Half-Breed) person who is "red on the outside, white on the inside."

Sometimes said in jest or humor, but more often derogatory.

It means a First Nations ("red") person who is either full-blooded and "acts
white" (ie: wearing a suit and tie; working in an office; talks and acts and/or thinks "White".)

It could be said about a mixed-blood person who is part Native and Part Black or Asian or "other" non-Native ancestry, but only if they presented themselves as being savvy or invested in or involved in the so-called "White" system.

Can also mean a "half-breed" of half Native/half White ancestry (mainly said by Native people, either jokingly or derisively, or a bit of both.) It does NOT refer to a Métis person, as that is a culture unto itself (of half Native - often Cree - people and Whites - usually French-Canadian or from the North West U.S.)

Can also mean an "urban Indian" (a Native person who grew up off the Reserve mainly amongst non-Natives.)
Can also refer to a Native person who grew up in the foster care system and does not know his/her roots; or (in this context, can even be a veiled compliment) a Native person who takes part in "Native life" (pow wows, visits to family on the Reserve, "Red Power" politics, etc.) but has been educated in the "White" system and is as familiar with non-Native ways of life and thinking as with Native ways.
Our Chief talks about bringing back our traditional fishing rights, but he's just an apple who wants to "bed down" with The White Man and make some fast money.

She looks Japanese, but she's an apple - her Mom is Ojibway and her Dad is a White guy.

Professor Red Cloud Dancing is well-loved by his people (the Sioux) and those non-Natives at the University - he's a good apple.

Poor Johnny Big Deer - he grew up in the White foster care system, and he doesn't even know any other Native people - he's an apple.

That apple Mr. Abbotossaway is our boss in Accounting and Manager for The District, but he has family on the Reserve he sees regularly.
World's #1 toy manufacturer.
The Apple iPad will change the world. Technologically, it will change the way people rub glossy surfaces across the world.
by Xapo April 07, 2010
1) A tasty fruit with a tough, wet center and thin skin. Apples come in many varieties and are often the flavor of many candies, drinks, and other confectionery.

2) A software company based in Cupertino, CA, USA. With a vocal minority amongst PC users, Apple Computers are often touted as inferior or overpriced. It is this author's experience and further speculation that most of the people who really "care" enough to object to Apple Computer's presence rarely have any long-term experience with the system, regardless of any other experience. This ignorance really offends the people that use their Windows machines, their Linux machines, their FreeBSD machines, but wouldn't go without their Apple machines, either. Then the Apple fanboys (like their detractors) go out spouting a bunch of flaming trash trying to sound better than everyone else, further justifying their detractors and others. It took this author several years of proof that he was wrong to understand how important a Mac is to anyone who uses a computer a significant amount of time a day.
them: I hate the finder! I just want to use my shell to do file operations.

me: Have you heard of the terminal?


them: I hate the mac! It doesn't have any games!

me: Perhaps you don't need one. If you do heavy work on your computer, you might want to at least evaluate one, however.
by pragmatic geek October 06, 2004
Microsoft's second fiddle.
I just bought Microsoft Word: Mac Edition
by moltovivace February 22, 2005
1) A Seeding fruit coming from trees, Red in color and has many drinks made from it (Apple Juice, Cider)
2) A computer company that manufactures computers that use their proprietery OS X that only runs on their systems.
I love my Mac, I love my Windows Box, They both have a place in my heart
by DeltaOperative June 29, 2005
a evil coorperation that aim to take over the word and to destroy all joy in the world
RUN! It's Apple
by KTMdeathtothemac January 07, 2009
A quazi-craze in the baby name game apparently started by Gweneth Paltrow's agent.
Have they named the baby yet?

Yeah, the went all hollywood and the poor kid's gonna be called Apple.

by freestyle princess December 09, 2004
The company that makes MacBooks and stuff. So yeah.
Life was a lot simpler when apples and blackberries were just fruits.
by i_like_pie0125 January 22, 2011

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