[ok-er]Australian Informal.
  1. of or relating to such a person.
  2. typically Australian.

Origin of ocker

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

  • 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


  1. (often capital) an uncultivated or boorish Australian
adjective, adverb
  1. typical of such a person

Word Origin for ocker

C20: of uncertain origin
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