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

Word History


Oklahoma + -ie

First Known Use

1918, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Okie was in 1918

Dictionary Entries Near Okie

Cite this Entry

“Okie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Okie. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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