the REAL origin of the term "redneck" derives from the WVA, Kentucky coal-mining communities where union labor was not only frowned upon, but members were openly beaten, shot at, and kept from working...so the union began distributing red bandanas for the miners to wear to show that they were union supporters...so "rednecks" was both a derogatory (from the ownership side) and a badge of honor (from the miners side)...and seeing as how a third of the miners were African-American (they too were called rednecks)...it has nothing to do with being outside and getting sunburned...and what's even more funny is when trying to explain to a young black youth that if he were mining coal in that region in the early 20th century, he too would be called a redneck...
those redneck boys are going on strike again...
by bigdaddysugarkane May 16, 2011
If any of these describe you, you're a redneck!

Your mother doesn't remove the Marlboro from her lips before telling the State Trooper to kiss her ass.

The primary color of your car is "bondo".

You honestly think that women are turned on by animal noises and seductive tongue gestures.

Your brother-in-law is your uncle.

You've ever financed a tattoo.

You go to your family reunion to meet women.

Your idea of a 7 course meal is a bucket of KFC and a six-pack.

You go to a Tupperware party for a haircut.

You have spray painted your girlfriend's name on an overpass.

You have more than two brothers named Bubba or Junior.
This is very true about rednecks. !! l0l
by sonnie_gabie February 26, 2011
The reason so many people are embarassed to be white. The white equivalent of "niggas" as in Chris Rock's bit "Black People vs Niggas"; there's white people, and then there's rednecks, and rednecks have got to go.
While it's true not all douchebags are rednecks, all rednecks are douchebags.
by Alex Stockwell August 29, 2009
An inbred, conservitive, white, bigoted, farmer from the deep south of america.
How do you circumsize a Red-neck?
Kick his sister in the jaw
by Gosu 117 July 05, 2009
redneck was actually derived from red bandanas that some cole miners from southern West Virginia word around their necks. Big businesses we not giving fair pay, hours, or labor conditions, so they started their own union. The red bandana distinguished who was for their efforts and who was against them.
"he's a redneck"
by Amanda Dillon September 06, 2008
A person or group of people that are proud of their country and where they came from. They don't care what other people say about them, many are from the south but not all. They respect their elders and they support the military. They are honest and hardworking people but are not scared to have fun. Trucks are very popular with this group of people, they use them for transportation and fun many rednecks know how to drive sticks (Which too many city folks don't even know about). Redneck entertainment comes in many forms such as nascar, rodeos, parties, Belly Droppin and fireworks. One popular form of entertainment is "critter cruisin" which is where a large group rides around in a large truck and drives around till they find an animal to shoot or hit with the truck. Another is Bottle rocket wars, they divide in two teams and try to shoot each other with bottle rockets. A redneck will be comfortable in any situation that he or she is in. Rednecks usually grew up in the country or small towns. Hunting is another big part of a rednecks life, many hunt deer and small game so that is the reasoning behind the camo. Many listen to country music or rock. Many view duct tape as a gift from God because of its many uses. Family is very improtant to rednecks ususally they are very close to their Grandparents, Uncles, Aunts and Cousins. Many rednecks like to drink and chew tobacco, but there is nothing wrong with that. They don't care about political correctness, instead try to do whats right. All rednecks that I know do shower and don't stink (including myself). True rednecks aren't stupid and are not incest, or even child molesters, those are things true rednecks are against. Rednecks are not all racists, but some are. But most of all rednecks are proud to be who they are and who they were raised to be
Todd and the Bitely Krew are a bunch of rednecks and was driving around in his Ford F- 150 critter cruisin last night singing Jake Owens new song 8 second ride, R.J. shot Big Chad with a bottle rocket and burned a hole in his coat. It was a good weekend for us teens in the Bitely Krew.
by Nicole H January 28, 2007
If your from The Northestern United States where life is highly competitive then a Red Neck is a Patriotic Prig who is also a Racist. He is the enemy with whom all Minorities must contend. And Yankees don't fratinize with the enemy because they take life entirely too seriously.

If you're from The Southeastern United States where Life is generally laid back then a RedNeck is a country hillbilly who minorities feel uncomfortable being around but will work with if they must. It's just too much trouble to keep up with your enemy.
For many Yankees Jeff Foxsworthy is no more a typical Redneck than Richard Pryor was the typical Negroe even when he described himself with the 'N' word. Both are to be regarded only as comedic relief. A true RedNeck was, at one time, George C. Wallace. REMEMBER how the IVY league students greeted him back in the 1960's!

To many Southerners Jeff Foxworthy and the Dukes of Hazard County ARE true RedNecks. All other Conservative Whites is just plain folk.
by Vincent Michael Kelly March 24, 2006

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