New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: stoke · strike · strobe · striker · broke · keystroke · smoke · spoke · strafe · stride
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stroke

noun
verb
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noun
1 noun MED sudden conditionstróc masc1  c m uhe had a stroke bhuail stróc é, fuair sé strócshe died of a stroke fuair sí bás de bharr stróc, stróc a thug a bhás 2 noun instance of sthiarracht fem3  c m uto have a stroke of luck sciorta den ádh a bheith ortby a stroke of good fortune ar ámharaí an tsaoilby a stroke of bad luck ar mhí-ámharaí an tsaoil, mar a bheadh nimh ar an aithnethat was a stroke of pure genius b'éachtach an beart é sin
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3 noun blowbuille masc4  c m uiarraidh fem3  c m uwith a stroke of his sword le buille dá chlaíomh 4 noun COMP, MUS on keyboard, musical instrument, etcbuille masc4  c m ukeyboard stroke buille méarchláir 5 noun SPOR with ballbuille masc4  c m u 6 noun HURL-CAM in hurling, camogiebuille masc4  c m upoc masc1  c m udirty stroke buille fealltach, buille fabhtachground stroke poc talún, poc ar an talamhhe has a lovely stroke is deas an buille atá aige 7 noun SWIM style, movementbuille masc4  c m ubang masc3  c m uI can't swim a stroke níl buille snámha agam, níl bang ar bith agam 8 noun SPOR of oar, etcbuille masc4  c m ubuille rámha NP  c m u 9 noun SPOR member of crew
► (man)
fear an bhuille
► (woman)
bean an bhuille
10 noun also ART of pen, brush, etcbuille masc4  c m uscríob fem2  c m uusing light strokes of the brush le buillí éadroma den scuab 11 noun of timebuille masc4  c m uon the stroke of six ar bhuille a séat the stroke of midnight ar bhuille an mheán oícheon the stroke of time ag an nóiméad deiridh, ar an mbomaite deireanach 12 noun of lightningbuille masc4  c m ustroke of lightning buille tintrí 13 noun caresscuimilt bhoise  c m uto give a pet a stroke peata a shlíocadh, bánaí a dhéanamh le peata 14 noun informal complimentfocal molta  c m u 15 noun ENG of engine, etcbuille masc4  c m u
verb
16 verb caress TRANSITIVEslíoc verb  c m ucuimil verb  c m ushe stroked my forehead chuimil sí clár m'éadainhe was stroking her hair bhí sé ag slíocadh a cuid gruaigeto stroke a pet bánaí a dhéanamh le peata, bheith ag láínteacht le peata 17 verb informal compliment TRANSITIVEbheith ag cuimilt boise lebheith plámásach lebéal bán a dhéanamh lethey were stroking his ego bhí siad ag cuimilt boise leis, bhí siad ag déanamh béal bán leis 18 verb SPOR strike TRANSITIVEbuail verb  c m u 19 verb very informal steal TRANSITIVEgoid verb  c m u
phrases

at a stroke

(also

at one stroke

) d'aon bhuille amháind'aon iarracht amháind'aon iarraidh amháin

a bold stroke

beart dánaattacking the city was a bold stroke ba dhána an beart é ionsaí a dhéanamh ar an gcathair

different strokes (for different folks)

(also

different strokes

) informal ní hionann an cás ag aon dá bheirtbeatha dhuine a thoilní lia duine ná tuairim

a stroke of work

informal he doesn't do a stroke of work ní dhéanann sé stróic oibre, ní dhéanann sé buille oibre, ní dhéanann sé turn láimhe

to put sb off their stroke

duine a chur dá bhuilleduine a chur dá threoir

at the stroke of a pen

(also

by the stroke of a pen

, with the stroke of a pen

) le scríob den pheannle stríoc den pheann

at the stroke of a key

(also

by the stroke of a key

, with the stroke of a key

) le buille den mhéarchlár

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