poke Synonyms & Definition

• Poke

  1. (n.) A bag; a sack; a pocket.
  2. (v. t.) To thrust or push against or into with anything pointed; hence, to stir up; to excite; as, to poke a fire.
  3. (n.) A large North American herb of the genus Phytolacca (P. decandra), bearing dark purple juicy berries; -- called also garget, pigeon berry, pocan, and pokeweed. The root and berries have emetic and purgative properties, and are used in medicine. The young shoots are sometimes eaten as a substitute for asparagus, and the berries are said to be used in Europe to color wine.
  4. (v. t.) To thrust with the horns; to gore.
  5. (n.) A lazy person; a dawdler; also, a stupid or uninteresting person.
  6. (n.) The act of poking; a thrust; a jog; as, a poke in the ribs.
  7. (v. t.) To put a poke on; as, to poke an ox.
  8. (n.) A long, wide sleeve; -- called also poke sleeve.
  9. (n.) A contrivance to prevent an animal from leaping or breaking through fences. It consists of a yoke with a pole inserted, pointed forward.
  10. (v. i.) To search; to feel ones way, as in the dark; to grope; as, to poke about.
Synonyms:
Dig, Garget, Jab, Lick, Nose, Poking, Pound, Prod, Pry, Punch, Sack, Scoke, Stab, Thrust, Thrusting, Thump,

• Pokebag

  1. (n.) The European long-tailed titmouse; -- called also poke-pudding.

• Poked

  1. (imp. & p. p.) of Poke

• Poker

  1. (n.) A game at cards derived from brag, and first played about 1835 in the Southwestern United States.
  2. (n.) One who pokes.
  3. (n.) That which pokes or is used in poking, especially a metal bar or rod used in stirring a fire of coals.
  4. (n.) The poachard.
  5. (n.) Any imagined frightful object, especially one supposed to haunt the darkness; a bugbear.
  6. (n.) A poking-stick.
Synonyms:
Salamander,

• Poker dice

  1. () A game played with five dice in which the count is usually made, in order, by pairs, two pairs, three of a kind, full houses, four of a kind, and five of a kind (the highest throw), similar to poker; also, the dice used in this game, esp. when marked with the ace, king, queen, jack, ten, and nine instead of the usual digits.

• Pokerish

  1. (a.) Infested by pokers; adapted to excite fear; as, a pokerish place.
  2. (a.) Stiff like a poker.

• Poket

  1. (n.) A pocket.

• Pokeweed

  1. (n.) See Poke, the plant.

• Pokey

  1. (a.) See Poky.
Synonyms:
Dawdling, Dilatory, Laggard, One-horse, Poky,


Poke Meaning in Urdu

Poke Meaning in Urdu: You have searched the English word "Poke" which means "گھسیڑنا" ghuserna in Urdu. Poke meaning in Urdu has been searched 319969 (three hundred and nineteen thousand nine hundred and sixty-nine) times till 19 Apr, 2018. You can find translation in Urdu and Roman Urdu that is ghuserna Dakhil Karna Thonsna for the word Poke. The definitions of the word Poke has been described here with maximum details, and also fined different synonyms for the word Poke, like Dig, Garget, Jab, Lick, Nose, Poking, Pound, Prod, Pry, Punch, Sack, Scoke, Stab, Thrust, Thrusting, Thump Salamander Dawdling, Dilatory, Laggard, One-horse, Poky . You can listen to the pronunciation of the word Poke in clear voice from this page online through our voice dictionary a unique facility for dedicated users.

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