Definition of poke about
: to look around or search through something He poked about in his closet for something to wear to the party. —often used figuratively I don't want you poking about in my personal life.
Word by Word Definitions
: bag, sack
: prod, jab
: to urge or stir by prodding or jabbing
: to cause to prod : thrust
: a quick thrust : jab
: a blow with the fist : punch
: a projecting brim on the front of a woman's bonnet
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