Definitions

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a stupid person who is easy to take advantage of

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Examples

  • I spoke with the two founders today, Brian Goler and Kevin Berk, and got a very good feel for their business.

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  • Gervais told the paper that he called Berk to explain the confusion, because he was annoyed that the group's statement implied that he was being deceitful.

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  • (Two years ago, Participant joined with Imagenation Abu Dhabi to create a $250 million film fund, allowing it to fully finance its own movies; the company also recently entered a multiyear, nonexclusive co-financing and distribution arrangement with Summit Entertainment, best known for "The Hurt Locker" and the "Twilight" franchise.) "Waiting for 'Superman'" exemplifies the kind of film that Participant commissions to bring attention to a particular issue (Berk is a former teacher and school principal).

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  • Set on the mythical island of Berk, which is also known as "the meridian of misery,"

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  • Consider This: Most people won’t realize Berk is a Turkish name; instead, they’ll think it an odd way to spell “Burke.”

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  • The common usage of "Berk" is not used as a harsh attack ... cunt is.

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  • Berk, a thinly veiled portrayal of the author, is at times a difficult character to like.

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  • In the novel, Berk sets off to join the liberation front with a naïve view of what the war will mean, and Zupan memorably renders the disorientation of combat, the depravation and brutality of guerrilla war and the ghosts of the conflict that trail behind its survivors.

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  • The story alternates between Berk's grim adventures during the war and a vacation he takes to Spain decades afterward.

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  • As a soldier, the underfed, poorly clothed and ill-equipped Berk claims victory just by staying alive.

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