Ocker meaning

äkər
(austral., slang) A rough or boorish person.
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(Now chiefly dialectal) Interest on money; usury; increase.
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(Now chiefly dialectal) To increase (in price); add to.
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(slang, Australia) A boorish or uncultivated Australian.
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Pertaining to an ocker.
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Origin of ocker

  • From Middle English ocker, oker, from Old Norse ókr (“usury"), from Proto-Germanic *wōkraz (“progeny, earnings, profit"), from Proto-Indo-European *hâ‚‚weg- (“to add, increase"). More at oker.

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  • From Ocker, pet form of the name Oscar; popularised in a series of television sketches where the word was used as a general nickname.

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