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English definition of “mopoke”

mopoke

noun [C] uk   /ˈməʊ.pəʊk/ us    /ˈmoʊ.poʊk/

mopoke noun [C] (BIRD)

a type of Australian and New Zealand owl whose call sounds like its nameBirds of prey

mopoke noun [C] (PERSON)

Australian English informal someone who is stupid or looks very unhappyStupid and silly people
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