coke

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search
See also: Coke

English[edit]

English Wikipedia has articles on:
Wikipedia

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Perhaps from Middle English colke.

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

coke (uncountable)

  1. (uncountable) Solid residue from roasting coal in a coke oven; used principally as a fuel and in the production of steel and formerly as a domestic fuel.
    • The plant should produce approximately 550,000 tons of screened blast furnace coke per year.
Derived terms[edit]
Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

coke (third-person singular simple present cokes, present participle coking, simple past and past participle coked)

  1. (transitive) To produce coke from coal.
  2. (intransitive) To turn into coke.
Translations[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Originated circa 1908 in American English as a shortening of cocaine.

Noun[edit]

coke (uncountable)

  1. (informal, slang, uncountable) Cocaine.
Translations[edit]
See also[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

1909, from the name of the American company Coca-Cola and the beverage it produced; the drink was named for two of its original ingredients, coca leaves and cola nut.

Noun[edit]

coke (plural cokes)

  1. (uncountable, informal) Alternative letter-case form of Coke (cola-based soft drink, especially Coca-Cola).
  2. (countable, informal) Alternative letter-case form of Coke (a serving of cola-based soft drink, especially Coca-Cola).
  3. (US, chiefly Southern US, informal) Alternative letter-case form of Coke (any soft drink, regardless of type).
Synonyms[edit]
  • (soft drink): see the list at soda
Translations[edit]

References[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from English coke.

Noun[edit]

coke m (plural cokes)

  1. (chiefly plural) coke (type of processed carbon used as fuel)
Usage notes[edit]

The singular is less common than the plural form in Dutch, which may also be used like an uncountable singular. Because of the rarity of the singular coke, some people consider it incorrect.

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from English coke.

Noun[edit]

coke m (uncountable)

  1. (slang) cocaine, coke
    Synonym: cocaïne

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from English coke (residue from roasting in a coal oven).

Noun[edit]

coke m (plural cokes)

  1. coke (form of carbon)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from English coke (cocaine).

Noun[edit]

coke f (plural cokes)

  1. coke (cocaine)
Synonyms[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

coke m (invariable)

  1. coke (clarification of this definition is needed)