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Poke

Spanish
English

poke
N

poke
N

poke
N






to buy a pig in a poke
V

to poke
V



to poke
V




to poke fun at
V


slow poke
N
Informal

slow poke
N
Informal

it's better than a poke in the eye with a sharp stick



poker
N

poker-faced
ADJ

poker-faced
ADJ

poker
N

poker face
N

espetón
NM
poker
N

poker
N

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English Definitions

poke
N
tall coarse perennial American herb having small white flowers followed by blackish-red berries on long drooping racemes; young fleshy stems are edible; berries and root are poisonous
poke
N
someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind
poke
N
a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases
poke
N
a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)
poke
N
(boxing) a blow with the fist
poke
V
poke or thrust abruptly
poke
V
search or inquire in a meddlesome way
poke
V
stir by poking
poke
V
hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument
poke
V
make a hole by poking
poke at
V
to push against gently
poke bonnet
N
a hat tied under the chin
poke check
N
knocking the puck away by jabbing at it with the hockey stick
poke fun
V
subject to laughter or ridicule
poke into
V
enter briefly
poke into
V
examine physically with or as if with a probe
N
milkweed of the eastern United States with leaves resembling those of pokeweed
poke out
V
reach outward in space
poker
N
fire iron consisting of a metal rod with a handle; used to stir a fire
poker
N
any of various card games in which players bet that they hold the highest-ranking hand
poker alumroot
N
plant with leathery heart-shaped leaf blades clustered at base of long stalks with greenish-white flowers clustered along the upper part; western North America
poker chip
N
a small disk-shaped counter used to represent money when gambling
poker face
N
a face without any interpretable expression (as that of a good poker player)
poker game
N
any of various card games in which players bet that they hold the highest-ranking hand
poker hand
N
the 5 cards held in a game of poker
poker heuchera
N
plant with leathery heart-shaped leaf blades clustered at base of long stalks with greenish-white flowers clustered along the upper part; western North America
poker plant
N
clump-forming plant of South Africa with spikes of scarlet flowers
poker-faced
deliberately impassive in manner
N
perennial of the genus Phytolacca
pokeweed family
N
chiefly tropical herbaceous plants (including shrubs and trees) with racemose flowers: genera Phytolacca, Agdestis, Ercilla, Rivina, Trichostigma
N
a correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)
pokey
wasting time
pokey
small and remote and insignificant
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