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Noun
An act of poking someone or something
“A poke in his side however caught his attention and he looked down to a frowning Shi who had a scolding look on her face.”
Noun
A hard strike with a part of the body or an instrument
“… you'd better shut up if you don't want a poke on the nose.”
Noun
A sack or bag
“… the old warning against buying a pig in a poke.”
Noun
Noun
“… the constantly bickering husband and wife seem unable to let five minutes pass without an exchange of gratuitous pokes.”
Verb
To move or act slowly
“… just poked around all morning and didn't accomplish much.”
Verb
Protrude and be visible
“A widow of several years, she wears a green, yellow and orange headscarf, from which black and grey curls poke out.”
Verb
To extend outward beyond a usual point
“Lindy poked him in the ribs.”
Verb
Interfere, snoop
Verb
To rummage as in to poke about in
Verb
To move slowly
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