What is a rdnk?


Rdnk is an abbreviation for "Redneck," a slang term for a working-class white person from a rural area. It is a disparaging abbreviation meant to make fun of poor white people.

Where does "rdnk" come from?

Redneck originated in the late 1800s. It was created to describe white workers who labored in the field and spent all day working in the sun getting sunburnt, or red, necks. The origins of the "rdnk" abbreviation are unclear, but it most likely was coined in the early-2000s as Internet lingo and texting grew.

Who uses "rdnk"?

This term is often used by people looking to make fun of a poor white person. One of the most common applications is people from the Northern United States criticizing people's intelligence from the South, especially Southern political conservatives.


You might be a rdnk if you use a NASCAR credit card

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Updated April 1, 2021

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