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pukkaadjective

uk   us   /ˈpʌk.ə/ UK
old-fashioned real: a ​nice little ​Italianrestaurantserving pukka ​pizzas and ​pasta slang of ​excellentquality: I've had some pukka ​food there. extremelyformal and ​educated: He's not one of the pukka ​types she usually ​favours.
(Definition of pukka from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pukka”
in Chinese (Simplified) 真正的, 一流的, 文质彬彬的,文绉绉的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 真正的, 一流的, 文質彬彬的,文縐縐的…
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