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souk Line breaks: souk
(also suk, sukh, or suq)

Definition of souk in English:

noun

An Arab market or marketplace; a bazaar.
Example sentences
  • His son-in-law is the chief cook who does the shopping in the souk early in the morning.
  • If it's jewellery you're after, there are enough gold necklaces, chains and rings festooning the brightly-lit windows of the downtown souks to pay off an average country's national debt.
  • The capital, Tripoli, is a pan-African city of Italianate squares and Arab souks where visitors can wander without being hassled by touts or pushy shopkeepers.

Origin

From Arabic sūq.

Words that rhyme with souk

archduke, chibouk, duke, Farouk, fluke, kook, Luke, nuke, peruke, puke, rebuke, Seljuk, snook, spruik, stook, tuque, zouk

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