from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Offensive Slang A migrant farm worker from the south-central United States, especially one seeking work in the West or Southwest during the 1930s and 1940s.
  • n. Slang A native or inhabitant of Oklahoma.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person from Oklahoma.


Ok(lahoma) + -ie.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Oklahoma (Wiktionary)



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  • Informal demonym for a person from Oklahoma (the formal demonym is "Oklahoman").

    June 22, 2010