blokeish

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blokeish

(ˈbləʊkɪʃ) or

blokish

adj
informal sometimes derogatory denoting or exhibiting the characteristics believed typical of an ordinary man: blokeish nudges and winks. Also: blokey
ˈblokeishness, ˈblokishness n
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Martin DCI Men Behaving Badly had been a big part of my college years and, for me, its knockabout blokeishness hung to Clunes' career like the smell of stale ale on a beer mat for a long time afterwards.
Martin DCI Colin Men Behaving Badly had been a big part of my college years and, for me, its knockabout blokeishness hung to Clunes' career like the smell of stale ale on a beer mat for a long time afterwards.
They are not words I would choose myself, if someone wants to lodge a complaint about "blokeishness" against me for comparing human beings to the work of even a Super-Michelin-5-Star chef.
It was hardly the sort of excess I'd expect from no-nonsense, "pie and a pint" rockers like the Quo - a band so synonymous with regular British blokeishness that they were once immortalised in their own line of leatherwaistcoated Toby jugs.
Hook's amiably unreconstructed blokeishness takes on a more sinister aspect as the culture he celebrates becomes complicit in the book's central tragedy.
Yet he clearly feels that other bastion of blokeishness, the TV commentary box, is fine for people who've had the hair on the back of their hands waxed (or was it lasered?) So it's fair enough he's thrown his non-hirsute hand in.
But it's probably better known for its sport and blokeishness, which takes a certain type of feisty female to cut it among all that testosterone.
Lucy Porter is one of the guests braving the blokeishness to take part.
Beyond the pitiful blokeishness of this marketing campaign is the bigger issue of stereotyping fan gender.
Vaughn trots out his familiar blend of in-your-face blokeishness and tactless charm while Witherspoon brings new meaning to the word bland.
It's not the sort of excess you'd expect from no-nonsense, 'pie and a pint' rockers like the Quo - a band so synonymous with regular British blokeishness, they were once immortalised in their own line of denim and leather Toby jugs.
It says something that Australia, the bastion of male blokeishness, should strike a blow for sensitivity and care in the professional boxing ring.