This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word BERK
a stupid person who is easy to take advantage of
A fool, prat, twit.
An idiot, in an affectionate sense.
Origin: The usage is dated to the 1930s. A shortened version of Berkeley Hunt, the hunt based at Berkeley Castle in Gloucestershire. In the Cockney rhyming slang, hunt is used as a rhyme for cunt giving the word berk its original slang meaning.