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Slang

ocker

This page is about the slang term 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 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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Contributor: Matt Errey