American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Chiefly British Slang A fellow; a man.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Man; fellow: a term of disrespect or contumely.
- n. UK a man who behaves in a particularly laddish or overtly heterosexual manner.
- n. colloquial An anglophone man.
- n. Australia An exemplar of a certain masculine, independent male archetype.
- n. a boy or man
- First known usage 1851. Origin unknown. Hypotheses include: (Wiktionary)
- Origin unknown. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“I get it, this other bloke is a formidable fighter.”
“Vanessa I agree I am pale white as well and I naturally am always cold whilst my bloke is always boiling hot.”
“And of the bloke is as serious as he has been trying to show himself as, he might say #¤%&¤ to the $$$ and just join a non-profit organisation that fights videogames.”
“That brutishly bloody bloke is hell bent on just bashin 'up BHO rather than offerin' an alternative.”
“So now, sort off, most of my initial “getting to know” this bloke, is reduced to figuring out is he realistic or not.”
“My reaction was fueled by the fact that I honestly thought that the bloke is interested in me too, and then that happened.”
“At the end it turned out that the bloke is some sad sod who has no idea how to communicate with females.”
“Of course, a big heroic bloke from the Stellar Guardians.”
“Once the bloke is done with Stieg I can do him over on LEFT4DED.”
“The start Steve Bruce's team have made to this Premier League season has at least got the bloke from the newsagent's off his twin favourite topics: Len Shackleton and Kevin Keegan, two footballers who represent the yin and yang of his life.”
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