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poke

noun

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1 a quick thrust
  • A poke at the fire sent sparks flying.
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3 an act or expression showing scorn and usually intended to hurt another's feelings
  • She thanked everyone, but couldn't resist taking a poke at those who had doubted her.
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poke

noun , chiefly Southern {amp} 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

verb

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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 one's concern
  • We told him to stop poking into other people's business.
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3 to move or act slowly
  • I just poked around all morning and didn't 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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