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Definition of "souk" []

  • A market, or part of a market, in an Arab city. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "souk" in a sentence
  • "Those elections are a Hypersouk [souk is Arabic for traditional rural market] where votes change hands, are auctioned, sold off."
  • "But tut tutting in the souk is one thing, actually doing stuff is another."
  • "The mattress merchants carried them on their shoulders through the streets, and so did many merchants: the souk was a lively, dynamic scene."