bloke Definition

a man, often one who is considered to be ordinary or working-class.

Using bloke: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "bloke" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    He's a good bloke.

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    I met some blokes at the pub last night.

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    That bloke over there is a famous actor.

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    He's just an ordinary bloke.

bloke Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for bloke

Phrases with bloke

  • an excellent or admirable man


    He's a top bloke and always willing to help others.

  • blokes' night out

    an evening when a group of men go out together to socialize


    I'm going on a blokes' night out with my friends from work.

  • a man who lives in the house or apartment next to yours


    I don't know much about the bloke next door, but he seems friendly enough.

Origins of bloke

originally a slang term from the early 19th century, of unknown origin


Summary: bloke in Brief

'Bloke' [bləʊk] is a noun used to refer to a man, often one who is considered ordinary or working-class. It is a slang term that originated in the early 19th century, and it has synonyms like 'man,' 'guy,' and 'fellow.' The phrase 'top bloke' denotes an excellent or admirable man, while 'blokes' night out' refers to an evening when a group of men go out together to socialize.