[ ok-er ]
/ ˈɒk ər /
Australian Informal.


an uncultured Australian male.
an uncouth, offensive male chauvinist.


of or relating to such a person.
typically Australian.

Nearby words

  1. ochs, adolph s.,
  2. ocicat,
  3. ockeghem,
  4. ockeghem, johannes,
  5. ockenheim,
  6. ockham,
  7. ockham's razor,
  8. ockham, william of,
  9. ockodols,
  10. ocmulgee

Origin of ocker

First recorded in 1970–75; after Ocker, a character in an Australian television series

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Examples from the Web for ocker

  • A pretty wooden bridge, with an elegantly-made iron balustrade, is built here across the Ocker.

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  • I alighted at the Petri Gate, crossed the Ocker in a boat, and hastened to my grandmothers garden.

British Dictionary definitions for ocker


/ (ˈɒkə) Australian slang /


(often capital) an uncultivated or boorish Australian

adjective, adverb

typical of such a person

Word Origin for ocker

C20: of uncertain origin

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