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bloke

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Self-will so ardent and active that it will break a world to pieces to make a stool to sit on.
Richard Cecil
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English

Etymology

First known usage 1851. Origins unknown. Hypotheses include:

  • from Celtic ploc (large, stubborn person)
  • from Roma or Hindi loke (a man)

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
bloke

Plural
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  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) 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)

Derived terms

Translations

  • French: mec m.
  • German: Kerl m.
  • Norwegian: fyr m.

Hiligaynon

Verb

bloke

  1. block

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