What does flatlander mean?

A person who lives in a non-mountainous region

A flatlander is a person who lives in a region that consists mostly of flat terrain without any mountains. It is a derogatory term often used by slednecks.

It is often used to figuratively and literally look down at a person, most likely a tourist, who doesn't live in the mountains. Flatlanders are often considered more "educated" than slednecks as they rely on more developed jobs for income rather than the labor-focused jobs of slednecks.


None of these flatlanders have a clue how to live off the land, I bet none of them have ever had to survive in the wild

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Updated August 31, 2017

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