Slang of the Day


Australian English

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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 term 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

a. kind and considerate

b. rude and loud-mouthed

c. quiet and sensible

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