ockerdom

ockerdom
Australian Slang
(derogatory) society of boorish, uncouth, chauvinistic Australians

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  • Ockerdom — (derogatory) society of boorish, uncouth, chauvinistic Australians …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • ocker — n Australian a working class male, especially one epit omising the more boorish Australian attributes. This word, which seems to be related to the British oik by an unre corded process, has a resonance beyond its simple definition. It has… …   Contemporary slang

  • -dom — a noun suffix meaning: 1. domain, as in kingdom. 2. collection of persons, as in officialdom, ockerdom. 3. rank or station, as in earldom. 4. general condition, as in freedom. {Middle English, Old English dōm, suffix, representing dōm (noun). See …  

  • ocker — /ˈɒkə / (say okuh) Colloquial –noun 1. the archetypal uncultivated Australian. 2. a boorish, uncouth, chauvinistic Australian. –adjective 3. of or relating to an ocker. 4. distinctively Australian: an ocker sense of humour. Also, occa, okker.… …  

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