buckra

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Gullah buckra(white person), from Efik or Ibibio.

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

Gullah[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Efik or Ibibio.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

buckra

  1. white person

References[edit]

  • Frederic Cassidy, "Sources of the African Element in Gullah" in Lawrence Carrington (ed.), Studies in Caribbean Language (1983).