Meaning of ocker in English:


Pronunciation /ˈɒkə/

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informal Australian
  • A rough, uncultivated Australian man.

    • ‘the cop was a big beefy ocker’
    • ‘an ocker sports writer’
    • ‘Then there is the great ocker hero Kostya Tsuzu.’
    • ‘The two ockers in question are Paul Hogan and Michael Caton.’
    • ‘Bazza was the catalyst for the rise of the ocker, the 70s larrikin.’
    • ‘Barry McKenzie is the incarnation of the ocker, with his lavatory humour.’
    • ‘We like the larrikin who upsets upper class English manners, but perhaps the ocker protests too much.’
    • ‘In fact, the unpalatable truth is that our ocker mates are pretty damned good at everything they do.’
    • ‘Also, I'm sure that the Australian brothers won't be complete ocker stereotypes, judging by the provocative, thoughtful title.’
    coarse, uncouth, rude, discourteous, impolite, ungentlemanly, unladylike, ill-bred, ill-mannered, churlish, gruff, uncivilized, uncultured, uncultivated, unsophisticated, unrefined, common, rough, thuggish, loutish


1970s alteration of Oscar, popularized by the name of a character in an Australian television series (1965–8).