- an early Christian disciple and companion of Paul, a physician and probably a gentile: traditionally believed to be the author of the third Gospel and the Acts.
- the third Gospel.
- a male given name: from the Greek word meaning “man of Lucania.”
Examples from the Web for luke
Luke Skywalker is an evil robot who has fallen to the dark side of the force.Juiciest ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Rumors (and Some Debunked Ones)
January 3, 2015
Representatives of both Dr. Luke and Lady Gaga were quick to deny these allegations.Shut Up, Lady Gaga’s Rape Isn’t About You
December 4, 2014
A moment ago the drawing-room had seemed empty; Mrs. Luke, in her sole person, filled and illuminated it.The Best-Dressed Way to Say Goodbye
October 21, 2014
“At the end of the day, the coverage area is just greater,” Luke Simone, an agent for Wilhelmina, told The Daily Beast.Mining Instagram for Models
August 15, 2014
A good case study for the minority superhero problem is Luke Cage.Fear of a Minority Superhero: Marvel's Obsession with White Guys Saving the World
August 7, 2014
Then Luke Shanders 'lowed he was cold, and asked if I had a drap o' whiskey.
He'd come in, wife said, while I was talkin' with Luke in the road.
"She's thrown it a half-mile, or less, in the bushes," said Luke.
"Of course not," said the gentleman addressed as Luke Sturgis.A Son of Hagar
Sir Hall Caine
This could only mean that she was full to the brim, of Sir Luke Strett, and of what she had had from him.The Wings of the Dove, Volume 1 of 2
- Saint Luke a fellow worker of Paul and a physician (Colossians 4:14). Feast day: Oct 18
- the third Gospel, traditionally ascribed to Luke
Word Origin and History for luke
masc. proper name, from Latin Lucas (Greek Loukas), contraction of Lucanus literally "of Lucania," district in Lower Italy, home of the Lucani, a branch of the Sabelline race.