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A boorish or aggressive person, especially an Australian man.
coarse, uncouth, rude, discourteous, impolite, ungentlemanly, unladylike, ill-bred, ill-mannered, churlish, gruff, uncivilized, uncultured, uncultivated, unsophisticated, unrefined, common, rough, thuggish, loutishView synonyms
- ‘And when she takes on blokey mannerisms, the result isn't an ugly, boorish ocker, but a smart woman celebrating Australia by parodying it.’
Alteration of Oscar, popularized by the name of a character in an Australian television series (1965–68).
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