Synonyms and Antonyms of POKE

a quick thrust <please stop giving the cat pokes while it's trying to sleep>
Synonyms dab, dig, jab, lunge
Related Words punch; stab, stick; push, shove; jam, jerk, jog, nudge
a hard strike with a part of the body or an instrument <you'd better shut up if you don't want a poke on the nose>
an act or expression showing scorn and usually intended to hurt another's feelings <the constantly bickering husband and wife seem unable to let five minutes pass without an exchange of gratuitous pokes>
Synonyms affront, barb, brickbat, cut, dart, dig, dis (also diss) [slang], epithet, gird, indignity, name, offense (or offence), outrage, personality, poke, put-down, sarcasm, slap, slight, slur


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