poke about

Definition of poke about

British, informal

  1. :  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

pokeplay
  1. :  bag, sack

    :  wallet

    :  purse

  1. :  prod, jab

    :  to urge or stir by prodding or jabbing

    :  to cause to prod :  thrust

  1. :  a quick thrust :  jab

    :  a blow with the fist :  punch

    :  a projecting brim on the front of a woman's bonnet

  1. :  pokeweed


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