woke

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woke

  1. simple past tense and past participle of wake

Adjective[edit]

woke

  1. (dialect, African American Vernacular or slang) Awake: not asleep.
  2. (slang) Awake: alert, aware of what is going on.
    • 2014, Lynn Sweeting, WomanSpeak, A Journal of Writing and Art by Caribbean Women, volume 7:
      [] stay woke[,] people of color,
      let us occupy this dissent