Pronunciation of Burke
/bˈɜːk/, /bˈɜːk/, /b_ˈɜː_k/
Synonyms for burke:
Martha Jane Burke, Calamity Jane, Martha Jane Burk, burk, Edmund Burke.
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
Other synonyms and related words:
hush up (verb)
Usage examples for burke:
- Such had been his fate, and such also the fate of Mr. Burke, who, next to him in official rank, may possibly have been in truth the doomed one. - "The Landleaguers", Anthony Trollope.
- But Fox was a member of " The Club," and an intimate friend of Burke and Reynolds, and in these ways he and Johnson often met. - "Dr. Johnson and His Circle", John Bailey.
- Burke saw all this with the fancy of a poet, and dwelt on it with the eye of a lover. - "Adventures in Criticism", Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch.