A Few Redneck Words (With Meanings)

By redneck | December 17, 2010

Not sure who originally compiled this list of Redneck words and meanings, but they are all over the interweb, and are spot on!:

BARD — verb. Past tense of the infinitive “to borrow.”
Usage: “My brother bard my pickup truck.”

JAWJUH — noun. A state just north of Florida. Capital is Hot-lanta.
Usage: “My brother from Jawjuh bard my pickup truck.”

MUNTS — noun. A calendar division.
Usage: “My brother from Jawjuh bard my pickup truck, and I ain’t herd from him in munts.”

IGNERT — adjective. Not smart. See “Arkansas native.”
Usage: “Them N-C-TWO-A boys sure are ignert!”

RANCH — noun. A tool used for tight’nin’ bolts.
Usage: “I think I left my ranch in the back of that pickup truck my brother from Jawjuh bard a few munts ago.”

ALL — noun. A petroleum-based lubricant.
Usage: “I sure hope my brother from Jawjuh puts all in my pickup truck.”

FAR — noun. A conflagration.
Usage: “If my brother from Jawjuh don’t change the all in my pickup truck, that things gonna catch far.”

BAHS — noun. A supervisor.
Usage: “If you don’t stop reading these Southern words and git back to work (or studying), your bahs is gonna far you!”

TAR — noun. A rubber wheel.
Usage: “Gee, I hope that brother of mine from Jawjuh don’t git a flat tar in my pickup truck.”

TIRE — noun. A tall monument.
Usage: “Lord willin’ and the creek don’t rise, I sure do hope to see that Eiffel Tire in Paris sometime.”

RETARD — Verb. To stop working.
Usage: “My grampaw retard at age 65.”

TARRED — adverb. Exhausted.
Usage: “I just flew in from Hot-lanta, and boy my arms are tarred.”

FAT — noun, verb. 1. a battle or combat. 2. to engage in battle or combat.

ARE — pronoun. Possessive case of we used as a predicate adjective.

RATS — noun. Entitled power or privilege.
Usage: “We Southerners are willin’ to fat for are rats.”

FARN — adjective. Not local.
Usage: “I cuddint unnerstand a wurd he sed… must be from some farn country.”

DID — adjective. Not alive.
Usage: “He’s did, Jim.”

EAR — noun. A colorless, odorless gas (unless you are in LA).
Usage: “He cain’t breath … give ‘im some ear!”

BOB WAR — noun. A sharp, twisted cable.
Usage: “Boy, stay away from that bob war fence.”

JEW HERE — Noun and verb contraction.
Usage: “Jew here that my brother from Jawjuh got a job with that bob war fence cump’ny?”

HAZE — a contraction.
Usage: “Is Bubba smart?” “Nah… haze ignert.”

VIEW — contraction: verb and pronoun.
Usage: “I ain’t never seed New York City… view?”

HEAVY DEW — phrase. A request for action.
Usage: “Kin I heavy dew me a favor?”

GUMMIT — noun. A bureaucratic institution.
Usage: “Them gummit boys shore are ignert.”

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13 Responses to “A Few Redneck Words (With Meanings)”

  1. Big Steve

    These are great! Here are some of mine.
    POKE-noun. A bag you put vittles in when you git done “tradin”.
    Usage: I need another poke fer all these vittles.

    TRADIN- verb. Shopping for food at the Piggly Wiggly.
    Usage. We do our tradin at the end of the month.

    BUGGY-noun. A cart to put vittles in whilst tradin.
    Usage: Git me a buggy youngun to put all these vittles in.

    VITTLES-noun. food bought, grown, or bartered.
    Usage:Time to go to Piggly Wiggly and git some store bought vittles.

    DOPE-noun. A soft drink.
    Usage: I,m a gonna walk on down to Piggly Wiggly and git me a dope.

    YOUNGUN- noun. Anyone a day younger than you.
    Usage: Howdy youngun.

    TRADING GROUNDS- noun. Same as a flea market up north.
    Usage: Weuns goin to the trading ground on Saturday.

    Shine-noun. Homeade whiskey.
    Usage: I shore hope this shine is better than the last batch weuns run off.

    Thanks for the great site. I,m a joinin as soon as i can.

  2. Big Steve

    Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never cease to be amused.

  3. Pathfinder

    Jeet yit? All bright oar.

  4. Big Steve

    We,ve et. Ya must be from South Carolina.

  5. Roger

    Phrase: Do it meeks? A patient asking me (as a pharmacist) if their medication will interact with anything else they’re taking…

  6. George

    Gummit- Means to chew, Gubmint-Is a polictial body

  7. Jo Storms

    Me: C M ducks?
    You: M R not ducks.
    Me: M R 2 ducks!
    Me(cont’d): C M E D B D wangs?
    You: L I B! M R ducks!

  8. Mark

    Wheel: Nickname for William
    Fixin’: Getting ready to do something.
    All tuckered out: Tarred

  9. Latoya Bridges

    Gummit- Means to chew, Gubmint-Is a polictial body

  10. georgebrooks

    Ah salutchol, meks me proud to be a Merkin.

  11. Christine Hankins

    Sum uv us R Westerners, an we don tak lak U guys down South!

  12. Deann Reese

    Phrase: Do it meeks? A patient asking me (as a pharmacist) if their medication will interact with anything else they’re taking…

  13. sieara

    MERE- a contraction (come and here)
    - MERE and bring that drank with you when you come.


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