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Bloke   /bloʊk/   Listen
Bloke

noun
1.
A boy or man.  Synonyms: blighter, chap, cuss, fella, feller, fellow, gent, lad.  "There's a fellow at the door" , "He's a likable cuss" , "He's a good bloke"






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"Bloke" Quotes from Famous Books



... exchange man will yell at me not to slam the door as I go out, and I'll be pointed out to the newest kid as a horrible example of misdirected ambition. Brinkman will say: 'Sonny, there's a bloke that got too good for his job and now he's come back, willing to ...
— At the Sign of the Jack O'Lantern • Myrtle Reed

... here to see you instead. I believe the poor bloke's been murdered. 'E was a good un, too—poor ...
— The Seven Secrets • William Le Queux

... in case the young farmer mislaid the glove before he saw the ad., and an OLD bloke got holt of it and fetched it along. But everything went all right. The young farmer turned up with the glove. He was a very respectable young farmer, and expressed his gratitude to her for having "honour-ed him ...
— On the Track • Henry Lawson

... a Judge's? And niggers? Broke, too! Well, it's no hank for a napper bloke. So bingavast! Git! ...
— The Entailed Hat - Or, Patty Cannon's Times • George Alfred Townsend

... one of the boys with that prodigality of intonation distinguishing the child of the streets, who makes every statement as if his word had just been contradicted out of hand, "he means de bloke wid de black block. Aw, he lef' early dis mornin' wid 's junk follerin.' Dey's two of 'em. Wot's he t'ink? Dis ain't no Nigger's Rest. ...
— Romance Island • Zona Gale

... is wonderful. The Gladstonian tee-to-tum cannot have many more revolutions to make. The only thing left for him now, is to turn Agnostic, declare Homer to be an old bloke of a ballad-monger, and agitate for the prohibition of the study of Greek ...
— The Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley Volume 3 • Leonard Huxley

... fine bloke," he said as he lay there; "you wait till I get you outside. I'll fix you up, and don't ...
— A Bid for Fortune - or Dr. Nikola's Vendetta • Guy Boothby

... pay us well to get her back to civilization," explained Schneider, "an' I tell you what I'll do. I'll just whack up with the two men that helps me. I'll take half an' they can divide the other half—you an' whoever the other bloke is. I'm sick of this place, an' the sooner I get out of it the better I'll like it. What do ...
— The Beasts of Tarzan • Edgar Rice Burroughs

... fellow would think (to 'ear him) we were on the square! And look 'ere, you've put this job up 'ansomely for me, 'aven't you? I'm to go on deck and steer while you two sit and guzzle, and I'm to go by nickname, and got to call you "sir" and "mister." Well, you look here, my bloke: I'll have fizz ad lib., or it won't wash. I tell you that. And you know mighty well, you ain't got any ...
— The Ebb-Tide - A Trio And Quartette • Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne

... dived into the public-house, and told a dark seedy man, with his black hair plastered and rolled effeminately, that he had got a bloke who would stand a quid for a mount. The two came out, and the plastered Italian went to the stables: the melancholy punster conducted Henry into the arena, and stood beside him like Patience on a monument. Presently a quiet mare ran ...
— Put Yourself in His Place • Charles Reade

... you how to shoot!" Whereat he volleyed, left and right; But being somewhat short of sight, His right-hand Barrel only got The second heir, Lord Poddleplot; The while the left-hand charge (or choke) Accounted for another bloke, Who stood with an astounded air Bewildered by the whole affair —And was ...
— More Peers Verses • Hilaire Belloc

... story, because it's a sentimental one,' he said: 'Lor' bless you, I've heard plenty of love-stories. There ain't many bits of business come our way but what, if you sift 'em to the bottom, you find a petticoat. You remember the Oriental bloke that always asked, 'Who is she?' when he heard of a fight, or a fire, or a mad bull broke loose, or any trifling calamity of that sort; because, according to his views, a female was at the bottom of everything bad that ever happened ...
— Henry Dunbar - A Novel • M. E. Braddon

... "I know the bloke with the linen coat," remarked Thompson. "His name's M'Nab; he's a contractor. That half-caste has been with him for years, tailing horses and so forth, for his tucker and rags. Mac's ...
— Such is Life • Joseph Furphy

... me the life that quick men lead, Of which I know the hopes and fears Better than those of shadier spheres; And, if at first you don't succeed, If you should hear the critics croak, "As to your heroine's choice, you err," Just hand her to the other bloke— That's what ...
— Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 159, October 13, 1920 • Various

... ladies sing; and the chap in brown Tilts his grey hat; jaunty and lean and pale, He rattles the keys ... Some actor-bloke from town ... 'God send you home'; and then 'A long, long trail; I hear you calling me'; and 'Dixieland'.... Sing slowly ... now the chorus ... one by one We hear them, drink them; till the concert's done. Silent, I watch the shadowy mass ...
— Georgian Poetry 1918-19 • Various

... last bloke as I expected to see here, kid," observed Jack, his face still betraying surprise. "What brought ...
— Mark Mason's Victory • Horatio Alger



Words linked to "Bloke" :   dog, male person, male



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