from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The Gullah creole.
- n. A speaker of Gullah.
- n. Offensive Coastal South Carolina and Georgia Used as a disparaging term for a person who speaks a nonstandard local dialect, as in Savannah, Georgia, or Charleston, South Carolina.
Ultimately after the Ogeechee River, Georgia, along which distinctive varieties of Black English were spoken.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)