A 1960s reference to southern democrats. They are still democrats because there was no other party that wanted to take them.
Robert Byrd was one of many dixiecrats that has remained a democrat.
by Roger Kelley April 08, 2007
noun - An old-tyme Democrat from the south, not affiliated with the present day Democratic party dominant in the northeast and west coast. Most dixie-crats opposed civil rights, were often corrupt and promoted a religious agenda. The party is almost extinct today, though a few still exist as "DINOS"
Al Gore and Bill Clinton are too progressive to be considered Dixiecrats.
by thatguy@31 May 23, 2006
A nick-name for democrats of the southern states, like Mississippi, Louisiana, etc.
Most famous of which would be Zell Miller, a southern Democrat (Of Georgia, I believe) who spoke at the Republican National Convention.
by Nae February 07, 2005
Amy Democat from the South.
Al Gore and Bill Clinton are well known examples of dixiecrats.
by Bobby December 14, 2004

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