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See also: Toke, tokë, and tőke

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EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Clipping of token.

NounEdit

toke (plural tokes)

  1. (US, slang, casinos) A gratuity.
    I gave the maitre d’ a $10 toke and he just laughed.

VerbEdit

toke (third-person singular simple present tokes, present participle toking, simple past and past participle toked)

  1. (transitive, US casino slang) To give a gratuity to.
    You have to toke the maitre d’ at least $50 if you want a really good table.

Etymology 2Edit

Presumably from Spanish tocar (touch). Noun sense 1968, verb 1952.[1]

NounEdit

toke (plural tokes)

  1. (slang) A puff of marijuana.
    The artist took a thoughtful toke off the joint, then passed it along.

VerbEdit

toke (third-person singular simple present tokes, present participle toking, simple past and past participle toked)

  1. (slang) To smoke marijuana.
    Let's roll up a doobie and toke.
    • 2009 August 23, Walter Kirn, “Drugs to Do, Cases to Solve”, in New York Times[1]:
      This keeps Doc’s workload relatively light, freeing him to stay stoned around the clock and live in the now, which isn’t hard for him, because he’s toked away his short-term memory.
  2. (slang) To inhale a puff of marijuana

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ toke” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2019.

AnagramsEdit


LinduEdit

NounEdit

toke

  1. chameleon

MaoriEdit

NounEdit

toke

  1. worm

SynonymsEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

toke

  1. took
    • 1407, The Testimony of William Thorpe, pages 40–41
      "And herfore of Wicleef speciali and of these men I toke the lore whiche I haue taughte and purpose to lyue aftir, if God wole, to my lyues ende.”