Top Southern Insults (30+ Funny Backhanded Comments) 2023

Looking for the best southern insults? You can use these insults when trying to get back at someone who is from the south. Or simply, when you want to learn about all the old fashioned southern insults that people would say.

Southern insults are best served with your best southern accent. Make someone feel a little awkward about their fashion sense, family, up upbringing.

Generally, it's important to share an insult with a nice meanness. Don't be rude just for the sake of being rude. Share an insult with a person you care about. Joke and then try to connect with them again.

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Modern southern insults

Modern insults to really make someone feel awkward.

She's pretty for where she grew up.

It's interesting that you think that's an outfit.

I know you grew up in the country, but poor decisions mean more around here.

God love 'em, but we don't have to.

Mama taught you how to cook, right? That's what you'll need to know.

Oh bless your heart, that's what you think education is?

Bless his heart, it's totally fine, but he's as dumb as a sack of rocks.

Bless her heart, she doesn't have any fashion sense at all.

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Funny southern insults

Funny insults and comments to make to a southern person about the way they speak and how they grew up.

That's an interesting way to look at the world.

Y'all better know that teeth are worth it, get some.

God love you, but boy are you stupid.

Did your parents give up after having you?

Is that what you call a hair cut?

The middle finger was probably invented because of you.

Southerners are still upset they didn't win the war, right?

Backhanded compliments

Backhanded compliments that will tell someone an insult while telling them something they think is a compliment. A backhanded comment is a funny type of insult.

Yeah, it's nice that you think Alabama is the only state in country.

Bless your heart, looks are all you're going to have.

You should really pray more.

You could wear a thinly veiled mask over your face and life would maybe improve.

Have you heard of this thing called college?

Creative southern insults

When you want to be creative with your delivery.

You didn't win the war, so that means you should probably stop doing what you're doing.

I don't want to use a big phrase and potentially confuse you.

Did God ever send you a sign to pick up a book?

Did you ever eat paint chips at a young age?

I have hope for you, still.

I bet you think that any idea is a good idea, don't you?

I really hope that you don't have children.

Ugly southern insults

When you want to tell someone that they don't look very good.

You should really start walking backwards.

I fear that no woman is going to marry you.

They have a sayin' in Alabama, if you don't look good—learn how to cook.

I don't know if a dog would be friends with you.

You should really walk with a brown bag over your head.

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Where you grew up

Comments about where someone grew up.

You know, there's such a thing called culture.

Only a fool would think that sharing that comment would be smart.

Did you know that teeth are pretty important?

I don't know about where you grew up, but toothpaste did get invented.

Did you notice that everyone else is wearing socks?

You should note that the sounds coming out of my mouth are words.

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