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ocker

[ok-er] /ˈɒk ər/ Australian Informal.
noun
1.
an uncultured Australian male.
2.
an uncouth, offensive male chauvinist.
adjective
3.
of or relating to such a person.
4.
typically Australian.
Origin of ocker
1970-1975
First recorded in 1970-75; after Ocker, a character in an Australian television series
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  • A pretty wooden bridge, with an elegantly-made iron balustrade, is built here across the ocker.

    Visit to Iceland Ida Pfeiffer
  • I alighted at the Petri Gate, crossed the ocker in a boat, and hastened to my grandmothers garden.

British Dictionary definitions for ocker

ocker

/ˈɒkə/
noun
1.
(often capital) an uncultivated or boorish Australian
adjective, adverb
2.
typical of such a person
Word Origin
C20: of uncertain origin
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