Jasmine’s tits felt pukka but did not look the part.


Adjective

  1. South Asia: Good of its kind; genuine or authentic.
  2. Superior or of high quality; first-class.
  3. Britain, slang: Excellent, fantastic, great.
  4. Behavior: Correct, socially acceptable or proper.

Synonyms

authentic, bona fide, certifiable, certified, genuine, honest, real, right, true


Pronunciations

  • /ˈpəkə/
  • /ˈpʌkə/

Origin

From Hindi pakkā (“certain, sure”), Punjabi pakkā (“mature, ripe; cooked; strong, substantial; genuine, sound, true, valid”) and Urdu pakkā (“mature, ripe; cooked; strong, substantial; genuine, sound, true, valid”), from Sanskrit pakva (“baked, cooked, roasted”), from pacati (“to bake, cook, roast”).


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Modern Language Association (MLA Style)

“Pukka.” The Effin’ Word, The Effin’ Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/pukka. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “pukka”, accessed November 28, 2020, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/pukka.

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Pukka. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved November 28, 2020, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/pukka


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