Definition of ocker in English:

ocker

noun

Australian
informal
  • A boorish or aggressive person, especially an Australian man.

    • ‘We like the larrikin who upsets upper class English manners, but perhaps the ocker protests too much.’
    • ‘In fact, the unpalatable truth is that our ocker mates are pretty damned good at everything they do.’
    • ‘The two ockers in question are Paul Hogan and Michael Caton.’
    • ‘And when she takes on blokey mannerisms, the result isn't an ugly, boorish ocker, but a smart woman celebrating Australia by parodying it.’
    • ‘Bazza was the catalyst for the rise of the ocker, the 70s larrikin.’
    • ‘Barry McKenzie is the incarnation of the ocker, with his lavatory humour.’
    • ‘Then there is the great ocker hero Kostya Tsuzu.’
    • ‘Also, I'm sure that the Australian brothers won't be complete ocker stereotypes, judging by the provocative, thoughtful title.’
    coarse, uncouth, rude, discourteous, impolite, ungentlemanly, unladylike, ill-bred, ill-mannered, churlish, gruff, uncivilized, uncultured, uncultivated, unsophisticated, unrefined, common, rough, thuggish, loutish
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Origin

1970s: alteration of Oscar, popularized by the name of a character in an Australian television series (1965–8).

Pronunciation

ocker

/ˈɑkər//ˈäkər/