Main definitions of oke in English

: oke1oke2oke3

oke1

noun

variant spelling of oka

Pronunciation

oke

/ōk/ /oʊk/

Main definitions of oke in English

: oke1oke2oke3

oke2

Pronunciation /oʊk/

nounplural noun okes, plural noun okies

(also okie)
  • 1South African informal A man.

    • ‘who's that oke talking to your sister?’
    1. 1.1Used to refer to or address a boy or, patronizingly, a man.
      • ‘“Where's the studio?” I asked the reception okie’
      man, my friend

Origin

Shortened form of okie, anglicized form of Afrikaans outjie ‘little chap’.

Main definitions of oke in English

: oke1oke2oke3

oke3

exclamation

informal mainly US
another term for OK (exclamation)

Pronunciation

oke

/ōk/ /oʊk/

adjective

informal mainly US
another term for OK (adjective)

Pronunciation

oke

/ōk/ /oʊk/