Today there is a new definition of "woke". You might have woke your dog up when you opened that bag of chips, but he is not "woke" as it applies today. To be "woke" means you're now informed of things you did not know. You are not "in the dark" about other societies and cultures whose past has been edited and censored to make you think it wasn't as bad as it actually was.
You might consider yourself to be woke, but you could probably still learn a thing or two.
by timmmmber March 19, 2019
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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.
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Describes a state of being in which you generally question common paradigms. The word denotes that a person has a desire to research his positions on most issues before espousing ideas that are accepted. Intrinsic to the state of being woke is that you fight against systems of indoctrination such as religion, education system, racism, nutrition, etc...
I need a girl that is woke so she can help me keep my diet on point.
by Zaheer June 14, 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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The act of being aWOKE to society and the world.

-you're into controversial topics
-possibly a feminist or support LGBT rights
-you are open minded
-respectful
"OMG, Danny is so woke, we just had the best conversation on Michelle Obama's recent speech."
by surprisekiddo July 26, 2016
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The act of being very pretentious about how much you care about a social issue
Yeah most people don't care about parking spaces for families with disabled pets. I wish they were woke like me.
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Lebron acts woke about China, he just full of shiite.
by gmoochie October 15, 2019
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