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ocker Australian English

Meaning: a crude and obnoxious Australian

For example:

  • Most Australians don't like ockers and the image of Australia they create.

  • These ockers we met think getting drunk on beer and throwing up is cool. They were complete idiots!

Note: usually refers to men, though female ockers do exist in small numbers

Variety: This slang is typically used in Australian English but may be used in other varieties of English too.

Quick Quiz:

An ocker is an Australian who is
  1. kind and considerate
  2. rude and loud-mouthed
  3. quiet and sensible

Discuss: ocker

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