Dictionary Results for poke


1. poke - 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

Synonym(s): pigeon_berry, garget, scoke, Phytolacca_americana

Hypernym(s): pokeweed




2. poke - noun

· someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind

Synonym(s): dawdler, drone, laggard, lagger, trailer

Hypernym(s): idler, loafer, do-nothing, layabout, bum




3. poke - noun

· a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases

Synonym(s): sack, paper_bag, carrier_bag

Hypernym(s): bag




4. poke - 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"

Synonym(s): jab, jabbing, poking, thrust, thrusting

Hypernym(s): gesture




5. poke - noun

· (boxing) a blow with the fist; "I gave him a clout on his nose"

Synonym(s): punch, clout, lick, biff, slug

Hypernym(s): blow




6. poke - verb

· poke or thrust abruptly; "he jabbed his finger into her ribs"

Synonym(s): jab, prod, stab, dig

Hypernym(s): thrust




7. poke - verb

· search or inquire in a meddlesome way; "This guy is always nosing around the office"

Synonym(s): intrude, horn_in, pry, nose

Hypernym(s): search, look




8. poke - verb

· stir by poking; "poke the embers in the fireplace"

Hypernym(s): agitate, vex, disturb, commove, shake_up, stir_up, raise_up




9. poke - verb

· hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument; "the salesman pounded the door knocker"; "a bible-thumping Southern Baptist"

Synonym(s): thump, pound

Hypernym(s): hit




10. poke - verb

· make a hole by poking

Hypernym(s): pierce





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