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poke

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1 a quick thrust

  • please stop giving the cat pokes while itʼs trying to sleep
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3 an act or expression showing scorn and usually intended to hurt anotherʼs feelings

  • the constantly bickering husband and wife seem unable to let five minutes pass without an exchange of gratuitous pokes
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poke

noun , chiefly Southern & Midland

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a container made of a flexible material (as paper or plastic)

  • the old warning against buying a pig in a poke
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poke

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1 to extend outward beyond a usual point

  • saw his head poking through the window
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2 to interest oneself in what is not oneʼs concern

  • told him to stop poking into other peopleʼs business
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3 to move or act slowly

  • just poked around all morning and didnʼt accomplish much
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drag one's feet (also drag one's heels), drop behind, fall behind, hang fire, mark time, take one's time

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4 to move slowly

  • they were just poking along home
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fly, race, speed, whiz (or whizz), zip



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