A Black person. A reference to Africans, used as slave-labor, picking cotton on Southern United States plantations prior to the American Civil War (1861 - 1865).
No damn cotton picker's gonna date my daughter.
by Colonel Kernel March 06, 2008
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a girl that has lost the string on the end of her tampon.
When Jill saw Jane come out of the bathroom stall with bloody fingers Jill called Jane a "cotton picker"
by J. A. Williams August 25, 2006
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A racist slur to represent a black person, or person of African heritage......this word is used because in the Age of Our Founding Fathers, when blacks were slaves, they were known to mostly pick cotton.
"Stop picking on me you fuckin' cotton-picker!"
by Dave May 13, 2004
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Working extremely hard; Busy. Commonly used in the workplace. Can also be shortened to CP.
Person 1: "Hey wanna grab a coffee at 10:30am"

Person 2: "Can't dude my boss has me working like a cotton picker"

Person 1: "That sucks. Maybe tomorrow then."

Colleague 1: Hey what's your status?"

Colleague 2: "CP"

Colleague 1: "No worries will call back later."
by Willis101 July 25, 2009
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