pokey

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noun po·key \ˈpō-kē\

Definition of pokey

plural

pokeys

slang

  1. :  jail

Examples of pokey in a Sentence

  1. joked about the time he passed out on the street and woke up in the pokey

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Origin and Etymology of pokey

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