Okie

noun
\ ˈō-kē How to pronounce Okie (audio) \

Definition of Okie

1 informal : a native or resident of Oklahoma
2 informal + sometimes disparaging : a migrant agricultural worker especially : one from Oklahoma in the 1930s

First Known Use of Okie

1918, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Okie

Oklahoma + -ie

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“Okie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Okie. Accessed 15 May. 2021.

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