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berk

noun \ˈbərk\

: a stupid or foolish person

Full Definition of BERK

British
:  fool

Examples of BERK

  1. He was acting like a complete berk.
  2. <I wouldn't like some silly berk from Fleet Street following me about.>

Origin of BERK

probably short for Berkeley (or Berkshire) hunt, rhyming slang for cunt
First Known Use: 1936

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