AskDefine | Define bloke

Dictionary Definition

bloke n : a man who is (usually) old and/or eccentric [syn: geezer]

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First known usage 1851. Origins unknown. Hypotheses iclude:



  1. In the context of "Australian English|UK|South African English|slang": A man (usually in the sense: the typical ‘man on the street’, an ordinary, down-to-earth man, often stressing manhood in a very physical sense)

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Extensive Definition

Bloke is a slang term referring to a man.
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