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  1. A puff of a marijuana or hashish cigarette ("the boys took a few tokes on a joint")

Clipping of token.

  1. (US, slang, casinos) A gratuity.
    I gave the maitre d’ a $10 and he just laughed.

Presumably from Spanish tocar (“touch”). Noun sense 1968, verb 1952.

  1. (slang) A puff of marijuana.
    The artist took a thoughtful off the joint, then passed it along.

    toke was also found in the following language(s): Maori and Middle English

    Notable Persons Named Toke

    Toke Makinwa is an on-air personality, tv host, and vlogger. She was most prominent from 2010 to present. Toke was born on November 3rd, 1984 in Lagos State.


    Toke Talagi is a Premier of Niue.


    Toke was given the name John Antony Townley on November 6th, 1912 in Great Dunmow. He left this life on September 27th, 1984.


    Toke was born on December 1st, 1981.


    Toke was born in 1970.


    Notable Persons With the Last Name Toke


    Toma was born on June 20th, 1985 in Tongatapu.


    John was born on June 1st, 1671. He died in 1746.


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    Popularity of Toke as a last name

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    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Toke U.S.
      White 79.14% 64.26%
      African American 0.00% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 15.83% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Toke

    People with the last name Toke are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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    Fun Facts about the name Toke

    • How Popular is the name Toke? As a last name Toke was the 123,796th most popular name in 2010.
    • When was the first name Toke first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Toke is Saturday, January 3rd, 1880.
    • How unique is the name Toke? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Toke. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
    • Weird things about the name Toke: Your name in reverse order is Ekot. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Otek. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Toke? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 139 people with the last name Toke.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Toke? Toke is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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    • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
    • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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