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variant spelling of oka
nounplural noun okes, plural noun okies
1South African informal A man.
- ‘who's that oke talking to your sister?’
- ‘I used to laugh at the okes on mud island slaving away in the freezing cold.’
- ‘He's an awesome oke, nothing like you would imagine him to be.’
- ‘It's about time, at least this okie's offering a smile for your two-bucks.’
- ‘People are running around like chickens with their heads cut off because they don't know what they need to do, and this oke can't, and therefore won't, tell them.’
- ‘A strong swimmer and knowing the sea well as a born and bred Beach oke, he left his clothes with someone, dropped into the sea and started swimming.’
- 1.1Used to refer to or address a boy or, patronizingly, a man.
man, my friend
- ‘‘Where's the studio?’ I asked the reception okie’
Shortened form of okie, anglicized form of Afrikaans outjie ‘little chap’.
another term for OK (exclamation)
another term for OK (adjective)
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