from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A boorish or uncultivated Australian.
- adj. Pertaining to an ocker.
- n. Interest on money; usury; increase.
- v. To increase (in price); add to.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See oker.
- n. An obsolete form of ocher.
From Ocker, pet form of the name Oscar; popularised in a series of television sketches where the word was used as a general nickname. (Wiktionary)
From Middle English ocker, oker, from Old Norse ókr ("usury"), from Proto-Germanic *wōkraz (“progeny, earnings, profit”), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂weg- (“to add, increase”). More at oker. (Wiktionary)