Meaning of “bloke” in the English Dictionary

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"bloke" in British English

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blokenoun [ C ]

uk /bləʊk/ us /bloʊk/ UK informal

a man, often one who is considered to be ordinary:

Paul's a really good bloke (= I like him a lot).
He's a funny (sort of) bloke (= slightly strange).

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  • He's a very likeable sort of bloke.
  • He's a lovely bloke.
  • She had a strange conversation with the bloke who's moved in upstairs.
  • This Ben bloke - is he fanciable?
  • I met this really nice bloke in the pub last night.

(Definition of “bloke” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bloke" in American English

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blokenoun [ C ]

us /bloʊk/ Br infml

a man

(Definition of “bloke” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)