Definition of Pukka

1. Adjective. Absolutely first class and genuine. "Pukka quarters with a swarm of servants"

Exact synonyms: Pucka
Geographical relationships: Bharat, India, Republic Of India
Similar to: Superior



Definition of Pukka

1. a. Same as Pucka.

Definition of Pukka

1. Adjective. genuine or authentic ¹

2. Adjective. superior or of high quality; first-class ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pukka

1. genuine [adj] - See also: genuine

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pukka

puka
pukas
puke
puke up
puked
pukeface
pukefaces
pukeko
pukekos
puker
pukers
pukes
pukey
pukin'
puking
pukka (current term)
puku
pukus
pul
pula
pulas
pulasan
pulasan tree
pulaski
pulaskis
pulchrified
pulchrifies
pulchrify
pulchrifying

Literary usage of Pukka

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1. Wanderings of a Pilgrim in Search of the Picturesque: During Four-and-twenty by Fanny Parkes Parlby (1850)
"... Station Sand-storm—Indian method of washing the hair—pukka houses and bungalows—The ... pukka ..."

2. Letters Written During the Siege of Delhi by Hervey Harris Greathed, Elisa F. Greathed (1858)
"It will not interfere with the arrival of the siege train, as it is on the " pukka " road : 500 carts, laden with ammunition, arrived two days ago. ..."

3. The Solomon Islands and Their Natives by Henry Brougham Guppy (1887)
"appeared that the chief had aimed at him, but his musket missed fire, when pukka-pukka shot him through the back with his snider. ..."

4. The Solomon Islands and Their Natives by Henry Brougham Guppy (1887)
"appeared that the chief had aimed at him, but his musket missed fire, when pukka-pukka shot him through the back with his snider. ..."

5. The Land of Idols: Or, Talks with Young People about India by John J. Pool (1894)
"There are two words often used in the East to which I would call the special attention of my young readers. They are pukka and ..."

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