Meaning of Berkshire Hunt in English:

Berkshire Hunt

Pronunciation /ˌbɑːkʃə ˈhʌnt/


slang British
  • An incompetent, objectionable, or annoying person; a berk.


1960s; earliest use found in Julian Franklyn (1899–1970). Apparently from the name of the Old Berkshire Hunt, a fox-hunting association established in 1830 and now based in Oxfordshire, ultimately as rhyming slang for cunt.