Okes Are Okes means: An original South African phrase with significant significance in today’s demanding society. Okes meaning men,blokes,guys,dudes. It can be said that the phrase categorizes male behavior acceptance. Although the phrase originally meant “sobe it” or “ce la vie”, over time, it has become a phrase you can use to say “you should’ve known,” or “i told” or “thats how it happens …”. This is why certain things just happen. (in Community Dictionary, added by Cristopher Mills)