What is the definition of poke?

Definitions for poke

  • noun - (boxing) a blow with the fist; "I gave him a clout on his nose"
  • noun - a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow); "he warned me with a jab with his finger"; "he made a thrusting motion with his fist"
  • verb - poke or thrust abruptly; "he jabbed his finger into her ribs"
  • verb - make a hole by poking
  • verb - hit hard with the hand
  • verb - stir by poking; "poke the embers in the fireplace"
  • verb - search or inquire in a meddlesome way; "This guy is always nosing around the office"
  • noun - a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases
  • noun - someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind
  • noun - 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
  • Pronounciation of poke

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    Synonyms for poke

    biff poking sack drone pigeon berry punch slug thrust paper bag laggard garget clout jab thrusting carrier bag lagger scoke lick jabbing dawdler trailer Phytolacca americana stab intrude dig horn in thump pry prod pound nose

    Antonyms for poke

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    Holonyms for poke

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    Hypernyms for poke

    idler bum blow loafer pokeweed gesture do-nothing bag layabout pierce disturb raise up hit commove search agitate shake up look thrust vex stir up

    Hyponyms for poke

    haymaker hook doggie bag lingerer slowcoach strayer counterpunch knockout punch jab doggy bag plodder putterer parry KO punch rabbit punch grocery bag slowpoke potterer counter Sunday punch sucker punch loiterer stick-in-the-mud straggler

    Meronyms for poke

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    Sounds like poke

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