- an aggressive, independent man.
Origin of birkie
Examples from the Web for birkie
Historical Examples of birkie
Oh, said he, looking awkward, I didna want Birkie to ken he was tied.Spare Hours
Birkie, birk′i, n. a strutting or swaggering fellow: a fellow generally.
Ye shall never say that Robin of Airyolan roguit ony man,—even a feckless toon's birkie wi' bandy legs!'Tales of Our Coast
S. R. Crockett
She was nine-and-twenty, and a birkie woman of nine-and-twenty can make a good husband out of very unpromising material.The House with the Green Shutters
George Douglas Brown
It wad be better telling ye to answer ceevilly a ceevil question, my birkie.A Daughter of Raasay
William MacLeod Raine
- a spirited or lively person
- a foolish posturer