- Older Slang: Disparaging and Offensive. a contemptuous term used to refer to a black person.
- British Slang. a donkey.
- Australian Slang. a poor-looking, inferior horse.
Origin of moke
Examples from the Web for moke
Historical Examples of moke
With a rusty sword and a moke on board to bray like the Horse Marines.
And the rusty sword, and he sniffs aboard the moke of the Horse Marines.
We can jab it off its hook with a billiard-cue, I should think, Moke.
"Moke and I would like to say how pleased we are to hear about Phillis," he said, rather awkwardly for him.
"For the steers," said Moke, finishing his own sentence, and not Poke's.
- British a slang name for donkey (def. 1)
- Australian slang an inferior type of horse
Word Origin for moke
Word Origin and History for moke
"dolt," 1855, originally (16c.) "donkey;" of unknown origin, perhaps originally a personal name. In U.S., "black person," from 1856.