How to Pronounce Woke?

Correct pronunciation for the word "Woke" is [wˈə͡ʊk], [wˈə‍ʊk], [w_ˈəʊ_k].

What are the misspellings for Woke?

"Woke" in context

Woke is often used as a way to describe being aware of social and political issues, particularly around issues of racial inequality. The term originated in the United States during the Civil Rights Movement to describe being alert to racism and inequalities that existed at the time. It is now used more broadly to refer to being alert to issues of racial and social injustice and prejudice still existing today.

The term Woke has been used to express feelings of anger and frustration about injustices in society. It is also a call to action, suggesting that those who understand the importance of these issues should take action to create positive change.

Usage over time for Woke:

This graph shows how "Woke" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.


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