Definitions For Woke

Etymology 1

Inherited from {{inh, enm, ang, wicu}}.


{{alternative form of, enm, weke, id=week, t=week}}

Etymology 2

Inherited from {{inh, enm, ang, wāc}}, from {{inh, enm, gem-pro, *waikwaz}}. {{doublet, enm, weyk}}.

Alternative forms

{{alter, enm, wac, woc, wake, wok, wooc, woake}}


{{IPA, enm, /wɔːk/}} (Northern ME, Early ME) {{IPA, enm, /wɑːk/}}


{{enm-adj, woke, wakker, wakkest}} Weak or feeble; lacking, strength, might, or energy: Weak or feeble due to illness, affliction or aging. Lacking competency in combat or on the battlefield. Helpless; lacking, power, authority, or control. (rare) Fruitless, barren; agriculturally useless or unusable. Lacking mental strength, force, power or endurance: Weak religiously; in danger of sinning or moral failure. (rare) Fearing, afraid; lacking bravery, heart, or courage. (rare) Unintelligent; lacking intelligence or mental willpower. (rare) Indecisive, flightly; unable to commit or take action. (rare) Morally suspect or corrupt; selfish. Unimportant, valueless; of little value or import. (rare) Bendable; able to be plied or flexed.

Derived terms

{{l, enm, woclic}} {{l, enm, wocnesse}} {{l, enm, woken}}


{{desc, sco, wak}}, {{l, sco, wake}}, {{l, sco, waik}} (conflated with weyk)


{{R:MED Online, entry=wōk (adj.), id=MED53317, accessdate=2018-11-28}}



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Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
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