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berk

(bɜːk) or

burk

n
slang Brit a stupid person; fool
[C20: shortened from Berkeley or Berkshire Hunt rhyming slang for cunt]
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Noun1.berk - a stupid person who is easy to take advantage ofberk - a stupid person who is easy to take advantage of
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
dolt, dullard, pillock, poor fish, pudden-head, pudding head, stupe, stupid, stupid person - a person who is not very bright; "The economy, stupid!"
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Translations

berk

[bɜːk] N (Brit) → imbécil mf, gilipollas mf (Sp) , huevón/ona m/f (LAm)
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

berk

[ˈbɜːrk] n (British)con(ne) m/f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

berk

n (Brit inf) → Dussel m (inf)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

berk

[bɜːk] n (Brit) (fam!) → povero/a scemo/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
However, it is time for us to get from the general to the particular; so, leaving the great army of Browns, who are scattered over the whole empire on which the sun never sets, and whose general diffusion I take to be the chief cause of that empire's stability; let us at once fix our attention upon the small nest of Browns in which our hero was hatched, and which dwelt in that portion of the royal county of Berks which is called the Vale of White Horse.
for the county of Berks, in a village near the foot of the White Horse range.
The Hilb Group LLC (THG) has acquired Pennsylvania-based Greenwald Berk Agency LLC (GBA).
has acquired Alberta, Canada-based insurance brokerage Berk Bilgen Insurance Ltd., the company said.
Ten years on, Berk is revered as a savvy administrator who has finely tuned the LeFrak balance sheet to perhaps the most mellifluous in the business, pulling occupancy rates to their peak and pushing operating costs to their lowest.
Looking in fine touch, Huzaifa crushed Berk Ulas Enc in straight sets 6-2, 6-1.
Boy's Singles Semi Finals: Huzaifa Abdul Rehman (PAK) beat Berk Ulas ENC (TUR) 6-2, 6-1; Bader Alabdullah (KUW) beat Essa Qabazard (KUW) 6-4, 6-2.
Shoaib Khan (PAK) lost his quarterfinal against fourth seed Berk Ulas ENC (TUR) in a thrilling and exciting three-set match.
As with the first Queer Eye quintet, each of the new Fab Five members specializes in a different area: Porowski teaches cooking skills, France offers fashion advice, Brown is the culture expert, Berk redesigns spaces and Van Ness does hair and makeup.
According to court documents, she was nearly 48 when they married, while Irving Berk was 99.
The HFPA, Fraser told GQ , then contacted him about signing a joint statement saying that the investigation found that Berk touched Fraser inappropriately but "the evidence supports that it was intended to be taken as a joke and not as a sexual advance."