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chap, fellow, feller, fella, lad, gent, blighter, cuss, blokenoun
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"
A man, a fellow; an ordinary man, a man on the street.
An anglophone man.
Bloke is a slang term for a common man in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. The earliest known usage is from the early 19th century, when it was recorded as a London slang term. The word's origin is unknown, and though many theories exist regarding its etymology, none are considered conclusive. In Australia, a bloke is a unique masculine archetype associated with the country's national identity. The "Aussie bloke" has been portrayed in important works of art and associated with famous Australian men. "He's a good bloke" literally means "he's a good man".
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
blōk, n. a fellow, a man familiarly. [Ety. quite unknown—at any rate not Gipsy.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'bloke' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1104
Rank popularity for the word 'bloke' in Nouns Frequency: #2151
The numerical value of bloke in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of bloke in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Examples of bloke in a Sentence
Frankly, Victorians don’t take orders from Greg Hunt, the bloke who forgot to place an order for vaccines. Seriously. “We’re out there doing the commonwealth government’s work for them; the least they can do is not be lecturing us on how to get that job done.”
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