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


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


of or relating to such a person.
typically Australian.

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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