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Definition of Okie noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    Okie

     noun
    noun
    BrE
     
    ; NAmE
     
    (North American English, informal)
     
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  1. 1a person who moves from farm to farm looking for work. The original Okies were farmers who had to leave Oklahoma in the 1930s because dry weather had created the Dust Bowl.
  2. 2(sometimes offensive) a person who lives in Oklahoma.