Origin of blokefrom uncertain or unknown; perhaps Shelta (Irish tinkers' argot)
nounChiefly British Slang
A fellow; a man.
Origin of blokeOrigin unknown
OriginSee also: bloķē
First known usage 1851. Origin unknown. Hypotheses include:
- She lived with this bloke, student house, there were five of them all packed in and this bloke was called Sean, and she loved him.