Definitions for Burkebɜrk
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to murder by suffocation, so as to leave no marks of violence.
to suppress or get rid of quietly or indirectly.
Origin of burke:
1840–45; after William Burke, hanged in 1829 in Edinburgh for murders of this kind
Edmund, 1729–97, Irish statesman, orator, and writer.
Burke, Edmund Burke(noun)
British statesman famous for his oratory; pleaded the cause of the American colonists in British Parliament and defended the parliamentary system (1729-1797)
Burk, Martha Jane Burk, Burke, Martha Jane Burke, Calamity Jane(verb)
United States frontierswoman and legendary figure of the Wild West noted for her marksmanship (1852-1903)
murder without leaving a trace on the body
get rid of, silence, or suppress
"burke an issue"
Variant spelling of berk.
To murder by suffocation, or so as to produce few marks of violence, for the purpose of obtaining a body to be sold for dissection.
To smother; to conceal, hush up, suppress.
for someone who lived in a fortified place.
One of various places in the United States.
Origin: Eponym, from William Burke.
to murder by suffocation, or so as to produce few marks of violence, for the purpose of obtaining a body to be sold for dissection
to dispose of quietly or indirectly; to suppress; to smother; to shelve; as, to burke a parliamentary question
Burke is a census-designated place in Fairfax County, Virginia, United States. As of the 2000 census, Burke had a total population of 57,737. Before 2010, the CDP was divided, with a portion of it becoming Burke Centre CDP; the population remaining in the Burke CDP was reported at 41,055 in the 2010 census.
Translations for Burke
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
odd or amusing behaviour
The children laughed at the monkey's antics.
- تَصَرُّف شاذ يُثير الضَّحِكArabic
- palhaçadaPortuguese (BR)
- dovádění, šaškovinyCzech
- die PossenGerman
- narrestreger; krumspring; løjerDanish
- καμώματα (πληθ.)Greek
- gracias, bufonadasSpanish
- vigurid, trikidEstonian
- عجیب و مضحکFarsi
- tingkah lucu, kelakar, kejenakaanIndonesian
- buffonate, comportamenti stravagantiItalian
- 익살맞은 동작Korean
- išdaigų krėtimas, darkymasisLithuanian
- sprell, ablegøyerNorwegian
- عجیب و مضحکPersian
- عجیب ، مسخرهPashto
- vystrájanie, fígleSlovak
- upptåg, krumsprångSwedish
- maskaralık, soytarılık, komiklikTurkish
- 滑稽動作Chinese (Trad.)
- انوکھا ، مضحکہ خیزUrdu
- trò hềVietnamese
- 滑稽动作Chinese (Simp.)
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