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poky

adjective \ˈpō-kē\

Simple Definition of poky

  • : very slow

  • of a room or building : small and uncomfortable

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of poky

pokierpokiest

  1. 1 :  small and cramped

  2. 2 :  shabby, dull

  3. 3 :  annoyingly slow

pokily play \-kə-lē\ adverb
pokiness play \-kē-nəs\ noun

Examples of poky in a sentence

  1. <frustrated with the poky traffic during rush hour>



Variants of poky

or pokey play \ˈpō-kē\

Origin of poky

2poke


First Known Use: 1844

Rhymes with poky



POKY Defined for Kids

poky

play
adjective \ˈpō-kē\

Definition of poky for Students

pokierpokiest

  1. 1 :  so slow as to be annoying

  2. 2 :  small and cramped <a poky room>



Variants of poky

or pokey \ˈpō-kē\

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