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Luke vs Uke - What's the difference?

luke | uke |

As a verb luke

is to pull .

As a proper noun uke is




(wikipedia Luke)

Alternative forms

* (rare biblical abbreviation)

Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • .
  • * 2005 Dallas Hudgens, Drive Like Hell , Simon and Schuster, ISBN 0743251636, page 94:
  • "Your parents like Cool Hand Luke''''', yes?" "I don't really know. Why?" "Why? Because they name you '''Luke'''." I was worried I might have to explain that my name wasn't all that uncommon, and, anyway, Claudia had named me after the alter ego of Hank Williams, ' Luke the Drifter.
  • (Luke the Evangelist), an early Christian credited with the authorship of the Gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostles.
  • * :
  • Luke , the beloved physician, and Demas, greet you.
  • (biblical) The Gospel of St. Luke, a book of the New Testament of the Bible. Traditionally the third of the four gospels.
  • uke


    Etymology 1

    From by shortening.


    (en noun)
  • Ukulele.
  • English clippings

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) .


  • The training partner against whom tori performs a move.
  • (Japanese fiction) A passive or submissive male fictional character in a same-sex relationship; a bottom.
  • * 2008 , Tan Bee Kee, "Rewriting Gender and Sexuality in English-Language Yaoi Fanfiction", in Boys' Love Manga: Essays on the Sexual Ambiguity and Cross-Cultural Fandom of the Genre (eds. Antonia Levi, Mark McHarry & Dru Pagliassotti), McFarland & Company (2008), ISBN 9780786441952, page 142:
  • Yaoi uke in fanfics often bear the brunt of stereotypical "negative female characteristics" such as passivity, helplessness, and masochism.
  • * 2010 , Pentabu, My Girlfriend's a Geek , Volume 1, Yen Press (2012), ISBN 9780316221801, unnumbered page:
  • You'd rather have Sebas be an uke ?
  • * 2010 , Kyoka Wakatsuki, "Afterword", in The Selfish Demon King , Digital Manga Publishing (2010), ISBN 9781569701324, unnumbered page:
  • Shizuku is so, so, so'' cute! I love him as an ''uke so much I can't stand it!
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  • Antonyms
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