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jamoke

[juh-mohk] /dʒəˈmoʊk/
noun, Slang.
1.
coffee; a cup of coffee.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15, Americanism; probably ja(va) + moch(a), respelled
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Contemporary definitions for jamoke
noun

a lowlife, a low-class person; an inconsequential person

Word Origin

likely nautical origin

Usage Note

slang

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Slang definitions & phrases for jamoke

jamoke 1

noun

Coffee

[1914+; The President launched a sustained and hot jawbone on perhaps a blend of java and mocha]


jamoke 2

noun

A despised man; jerk: I don't rate your chances none too good if that jamoke's going to defend you/ You really think this jamoche is gonna give you somethin'?

[origin unknown]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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