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A state of perceived intellectual superiority one gains by reading The Huffington Post.
Ali is so woke. At brunch she explained how wearing anything other than Chuck Taylor's or Tom's is really a microaggression. Hey did you get your Amy Schumer tickets yet?
by jmjoyce451 August 18, 2016

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Being Woke means being aware.. Knowing whats going on in the community

(Relating to Racism and Social Injustice)
Person 1: Stop bringing racism into everything
Person 2 : Your clearly not woke
by indigo.child May 20, 2015

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Although an incorrect tense of awake, a reference to how people should be aware in current affairs.
"While you are obessing with the Kardashians, there are millions of homeless in the world. STAY WOKE"
by Lolak October 15, 2015

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Getting woke is like being in the Matrix and taking the red pill. You get a sudden understanding of what's really going on and find out you were wrong about much of what you understood to be truth.
I understand the extra burden it puts on you but I still feel everyone needs to get woke.
by MathPolice January 26, 2017

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"Being completely deranged, hysterical and seeing racism/oppression in virtually everything."
--Paul Joseph Watson
Mathematics be racist. White milk, too. Get woke, yo!
by Wenn Pilliam May 04, 2017

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being aware of the social. and political environments regarding all demographics and socio-economic standings.
After seeing that someone is completely clueless to the latest political mess:
Me: I can't believe she doesn't know what's going on, or why it's a problem. She is so not woke.
by jinx9161 April 16, 2017

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Woke means politically aware. Muhammad Ali was woke, but Michael Jordan and Tiger Woods were not. Woke people are in Black Live Matter, the Green Movement, etc. They fight the system of oppression and are aware of all of its forms.
Rachel Maddow is woke.
by gent258 September 15, 2017

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