Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
soukor suq (so͞ok, sho͞ok)
A market, or part of a market, in an Arab city.
[Arabic sūq, from Aramaic šuqā, street, market, from Akkadian sūqu, street, from sâqu, to be narrow; see ṣ́yq in Semitic roots.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
(Islam) (in Muslim countries, esp North Africa and the Middle East) an open-air marketplace
[C20: from Arabic sūq]
Scot a variant spelling of sook2
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
or suk or suq(suk, ʃuk)
(in North Africa and the Middle East) a market or marketplace.
[1920–30; < Arabic suq]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
Past participle: souked
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
souk[suːk] N → zoco m
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
souksuq [ˈsuːk] n → souk m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005