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bloke Line breaks: bloke
Pronunciation: /bləʊk/

Definition of bloke in English:


British informal
A man: he’s a nice bloke
More example sentences
  • Most of the nicer blokes were chosen by two or three women, so this was at least a vindication of my particular views on how to treat people.
  • They are both nice blokes and it should be a good year (if I can find places to store all my stuff).
  • I had been thinking it might be nice to have a bloke about the house.
man, boy, male, individual, body
informalchap, fellow, geezer, lad, fella, punter, character, customer, sort, bod
North American informalguy, dude, hombre
British informal, , datedcove


Mid 19th century: from Shelta.

Words that rhyme with bloke

awoke, bespoke, broke, choke, cloak, Coke, convoke, croak, evoke, folk, invoke, joke, Koch, moke, oak, okey-doke, poke, provoke, revoke, roque, smoke, soak, soke, spoke, stoke, stony-broke (US stone-broke), stroke, toke, toque, woke, yoke, yolk

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