buckra

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

possibly from mbakara ("master") in Efik, a language of the Ibibio people of southern Nigeria

Noun[edit]

buckra (plural buckras)

  1. (rare, African American Vernacular, derogatory) A poor white person.

Adjective[edit]

buckra (not comparable)

  1. (African American Vernacular, archaic) white
    a buckra yam