- a person occupying homestead land, as formerly in the W U.S., before the authorized time for doing so, thus gaining an unfair advantage in choice of location
- [S-]Informal a person born or living in Oklahoma
Origin of soonerfrom comparative of soon
- A person who settled homestead land in the western United States before it was officially made available, in order to have first choice of location.
- Sooner A native or resident of Oklahoma.
Origin of soonerFrom soon