an uneducated white farm laborer, especially from the South.
a bigot or reactionary, especially from the rural working class.
Also, red-necked. narrow, prejudiced, or reactionary:
a redneck attitude.
Synonyms: biased, narrow-minded, intolerant.
Antonyms: fair-minded, open-minded, broad-minded, tolerant, unbiased, impartial.
(in the southwestern US) a poor uneducated White farm worker
a person or institution that is extremely reactionary
reactionary and bigoted: redneck laws
A slang term, usually for a rural white southerner who is politically conservative, racist, and a religious fundamentalist (see fundamentalism). This term is generally considered offensive. It originated in reference to agricultural workers, alluding to how the back of a person’s neck will be burned by the sun if he works long hours in the fields.
- Red ned
noun 1. (Austral, slang) any cheap red wine
noun 1. the quality or state of being red.
- Rednet ltd.
company A systems integration company who also provide “onLine”, an Internet service aimed at both hobbyists and corporate end-users. The service offers dial-in with slip or PPP, POP3 electronic mail. (http://rednet.co.uk). E-mail: (with INFO in the body). Snail mail: RedNet Ltd., 6 Cliveden Office Village, Lancaser Road, High Wycombe, Bucks, HP12 3YZ, UK. Telephone: +44 […]
- Red neuralgia
red neuralgia n. See erythromelalgia.