British
: fool

Examples of berk in a Sentence

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

Word History

Etymology

probably short for Berkeley (or Berkshire) hunt, rhyming slang for cunt

First Known Use

1929, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of berk was in 1929

Dictionary Entries Near berk

Cite this Entry

“Berk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/berk. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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