adjective puk·ka \ˈpə-kə\

: very good

Full Definition of PUKKA

:  genuine, authentic; also :  first-class

Variants of PUKKA

puk·ka also puc·ka \ˈpə-kə\

Examples of PUKKA

  1. <wondering whether the old-looking ivory box was pukka—or just something recently manufactured in China>

Origin of PUKKA

Hindi & Urdu pakkā cooked, ripe, solid, from Sanskrit pakva; akin to Greek pessein to cook — more at cook
First Known Use: 1776

Rhymes with PUKKA


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