Definition of Ocker

1. Noun. (context: Now chiefly dialectal) Interest on money; usury; increase. ¹



2. Verb. (transitive Now chiefly dialectal) To increase (in price); add to. ¹

3. Noun. (slang Australia) A boorish or uncultivated Australian. ¹

4. Adjective. Pertaining to an ocker. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ocker

1. a boorish person [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ocker

ochring
ochrodermia
ochroid
ochroleucous
ochrometer
ochronosis
ochronotic
ochronotic arthritis
ochrous
ochry
ochymy
ocicat
ocicats
ocinaplon
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ocker (current term)
ockerism
ockerisms
ockers
oconee bells
ocotillo
ocotillos
ocra
ocrase
ocrea
ocreae
ocreas
ocreate
ocrelizumab
ocrylate

Literary usage of Ocker

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1. United Air Service ...: Hearing[s] Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on (1919)
"ocker. I came into the Army as an enlisted man, and was commissioned as a ... ocker. Yes, sir; there were very few machines in the Army at that time. ..."

2. An Abridgement of the Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland: From the Reign of by William Alexander (1841)
"... As Usury and ocker is ane great crime, condemned be the Laws of God and all ... or ocker in time camming, directly or indirectly (that is to say) takes ..."

3. A Dictionary, Geographical, Statistical, and Historical: Of the Various by John Ramsay McCulloch, Frederick Martin (1866)
"The Elm, a slight range of heights between the ocker and the Aller, ... Timber, of valuable quality, is annually floated down the ocker, Seine, Innerste, ..."

4. The Weekly Reporter by Great Britain. Parliament. House of Lords, Great Britain. Privy Council, Great Britain. Supreme Court of Judicature (1892)
"... the Court of Proprietors of the Birmingham Canals Navigation conveyed a piece of land to the vicar and churchwardens of the district of ocker Hill, ..."

5. Transactions by Cambridge Philological Society (1904)
"The ME form was oker, and it is not uncommon ; a later spelling is ocker, and it is duly given as ocker in the NED, with the derived verb ocker, ..."

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