Definition of ridge runner in English:

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ridge runner

noun

US informal
A mountain farmer of the southern US states.
Example sentences
  • In between are similar terms with greater regional specificity: ‘cracker’ in Georgia and Florida; ‘linthead’ in the Carolinas; ‘okie’ in the West; ‘hillbilly’ or ‘ridge runner’ in West Virginia and the Midwest’.

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Syllabification: ridge run·ner

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