A stupid or clumsy person.
Watch it you palooka!
A fighter who isn't any good, or takes a dive.
"If I had taken the dive, I'd have a one-way ticket to palookaville."
1.A boxer that takes a dive
2. a clumsy person
3. a nosey person
4. used as asshole
5. a dumb person
1. the palooka took a dive
2. good job dropping that bomb palooka
3. stop peaking through the window palooka fuck
4. shut the fuck up stupid palooka
5. that palooka wasn't too bright
Taken from the old Joe Palooka comic strip: a big boxer hero that helped fight the bad guys.
The word palooka has now become somewhat of a negative term usually preceded by the word "big".
Large man, clumsy man, oaf, fighter, bully, brawler.
Somewhat of a slang term.
Get away from me ya big palooka.
Stop acting like a big palooka.
Go outside if ya wanna fight ya big palooka!
Who do ya think ya are: Palooka Joe?
1. a poor or mediocre boxer
2. a large and stupid person, an oaf
That palooka couldn't fight his way out of a paper bag.
A stupid, incompetent person.
Person 1: "I betcha that..."
Person 2: "Ah what do you know you big palooka...*rolls eyes*"
Person 1: "Well what do I know?"
Someone who acts urban savvy or street astute, but is really and obviously raw/like an urban rookie.
A "z" is added in plural form.
Several mainstream celebrities are palooKa artists.