Definition of ridge runner in English:

ridge runner


informal US
  • A mountain farmer of the southern US states.

    • ‘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’.’


ridge runner

/rij ˈrənər/ /rɪdʒ ˈrənər/