Buckra



Usually Disparaging and Offensive. a term used to refer to a white man.
Historical Examples

Slave Narratives Vol. XIV. South Carolina, Part 2 Works Projects Administration
The History of Mary Prince Mary Prince
The Maroon Mayne Reid
The Ocean Wireless Boys and the Lost Liner Wilbur Lawton
Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves Work Projects Administration
Journal of Voyages Jacob Dunham
Civil War and Reconstruction in Alabama Walter L. Fleming
The Three Lieutenants W.H.G. Kingston
Modern Broods Charlotte Mary Yonge
The History of Mary Prince Mary Prince

noun
(used contemptuously by Black people, esp in the US) a White man
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