Meaning: a lower-class white person from a rural background
- We were driving through Alabama when we saw some rednecks riding in the back of a pick-up truck drinking whiskey from a bottle.
- If it wasn't for the redneck vote, the Republicans wouldn't have won the election.
Variety: This slang is typically used in American English but may be used in other varieties of English too.
A redneck is someone who is probably from