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Definition of erk in English:


British informal , dated
A male member of the RAF of the lowest rank.


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Expressing panic or dismay: Erk! What’s that?


1920s: of unknown origin.

Words that rhyme with erk

berk, berserk, Burke, cirque, dirk, Dunkirk, irk, kirk, lurk, mirk, murk, outwork, perk, quirk, shirk, smirk, stirk, Turk, work

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