Definition of poke around
- He poked around in his closet for something to wear to the party.
- I don't want you poking around in my personal life.
: 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
: a Hawaiian salad made typically from cubed pieces of raw seafood (such as tuna) marinated with soy sauce and sesame oil and mixed with onions or other ingredients
: in a circle or in circumference
: in, along, or through a circuit
: on all or various sides : in every or any direction
: on all sides of
: so as to encircle or enclose
: so as to avoid or get past : on or to another side of
: being in existence, evidence, or circulation
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