BLOKE

chap, fellow, feller, fella, lad, gent, blighter, cuss, bloke

(noun) a boy or man; “that chap is your host”; “there’s a fellow at the door”; “he’s a likable cuss”; “he’s a good bloke”

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology

Noun

bloke (plural blokes)

(British, informal) A man, a fellow; an ordinary man, a man on the street. [From 1847.]

(UK) A man who behaves in a particularly laddish or overtly heterosexual manner.

(UK, naval, slang) (A lower deck term for) the Captain or Executive Officer of a warship, with particular reference to discipline and punishment.

(Australia) An exemplar of a certain masculine, independent male archetype.

(now chiefly, Quebec, colloquial) An anglophone man.

Synonyms

• See man

Coordinate terms

• sheila (Australia/New Zealand)

Anagrams

• Kolbe

Source: Wiktionary



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In the 16th century, Turkish women could divorce their husbands if the man failed to keep his family’s pot filled with coffee.

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