Definition of bloke in English:

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Pronunciation: /bləʊk/


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
informal chap, fellow, geezer, lad, fella, punter, character, customer, sort, bod
North American informal guy, dude, hombre
British informal, dated cove


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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