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OC

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Abbreviation. February 12, 2012, Word of the Day
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Acronym for "Others' Cost". Used to denote getting something for Free. Sometime used in a derogatory manner when freebies are sought. Our politicians, policemen and actors are good examples of "OC parties". Lots of socialites may also be considered OC parties.

Usage

"What ra Bob, OC movie tickets eh? No shame or what, making your girlfriend pay for them everytime? At least you pay ra."
Added 2011-10-11 by sykil

Definition 2 of 2

OC

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During the time of East India Company, official letters did not need stamps, they would just be marked OCS - On Company Service. This evolved to imply "something free".

Usage

Ranga manages to pass his exams with OC text books, that he gets from his seniors...
Added 2012-10-06 by meerak

Root

English

Region

South India