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English definition of “pukka”


adjective uk   /ˈpʌk.ə/ us  
old-fashioned real: a nice little Italian restaurant serving pukka pizzas and pastaTrue, real, false, and unreal slang of excellent quality: I've had some pukka food there.Informal words for goodGood, better and bestQuite good, or not very good extremely formal and educated: He's not one of the pukka types she usually favours.Manners and levels of formalityPolite and respectful
(Definition of pukka from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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