Synonyms for poke
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poke, pigeon berry, garget, scoke, Phytolacca americananoun
tall coarse perennial American herb having small white flowers followed by blackish-red berries on long drooping racemes; young fleshy stems are edible; berries and root are poisonous
dawdler, drone, laggard, lagger, trailer, pokenoun
someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind
bourdon, monotone, punch, prevue, pigeon berry, house trailer, garget, scoke, sack, thrust, carrier bag, clout, slug, dawdler, lick, drone pipe, paper bag, pilotless aircraft, biff, lagger, thrusting, droning, jab, drone, trailer, radio-controlled aircraft, laggard, jabbing, poking, preview
sack, poke, paper bag, carrier bagnoun
a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases
pocket, paper bag, lagger, firing, thrust, sack, scoke, release, carrier bag, jab, sacking, laggard, lick, chemise, clout, drone, sacque, hammock, trailer, slug, dismissal, punch, jabbing, pigeon berry, liberation, biff, sac, dawdler, shift, pouch, dismission, thrusting, discharge, poking, garget, sackful
jab, jabbing, poke, poking, thrust, thrustingnoun
a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)
"he warned me with a jab with his finger"; "he made a thrusting motion with his fist"
jabbing, punch, stab, dig, drive, clout, garget, thrust, sack, driving force, carrier bag, knife thrust, slug, dawdler, lick, paper bag, lagger, biff, pigeon berry, thrusting, jab, drone, trailer, laggard, scoke, push, poking
punch, clout, poke, lick, biff, slugverb
(boxing) a blow with the fist
"I gave him a clout on his nose"
jabbing, punch, type slug, pigeon berry, clout, jab, garget, carrier bag, sack, thrust, bullet, salt lick, slug, dawdler, lick, pull, paper bag, lagger, biff, clout nail, thrusting, sluggard, puncher, drone, trailer, lap, laggard, scoke, poking
jab, prod, stab, poke, digverb
poke or thrust abruptly
"he jabbed his finger into her ribs"
compass, nose, incite, toil, pry, grind, dig, drudge, moil, dig up, jab, horn in, delve, nudge, grasp, prod, egg on, thump, cut into, knife, travail, labour, get the picture, hollow, stab, apprehend, pound, comprehend, turn over, excavate, savvy, labor, grok, intrude, poke at, dig out
intrude, horn in, pry, nose, pokeverb
search or inquire in a meddlesome way
"This guy is always nosing around the office"
stir by poking
"poke the embers in the fireplace"
thump, pound, pokeverb
hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument
"the salesman pounded the door knocker"; "a bible-thumping Southern Baptist"
make a hole by poking
become noticeable in an unwelcome or intrusive waySubmitted by @Muskan on December 28, 2020
Dictionary of English Synonymes
Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words
Pokeweed, see there, Phytolacca americana
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The brand which will suffer the most from Steve Harvey’s gaffe at the Miss Universe contest is Steve Harvey, what a terrible mistake. Viewers seemed to agree. They took to Twitter to poke fun at the Family Feud host's mix up. — Olivia Jansen( @OliviaJansen95) December 21, 2015 — Lauren Vizza( @laurenmvizza) December 21, 2015 — Greg Johnson( @TornadoGreg) December 21, 2015 However, Alec Shankman, head of alternative programming digital media at Abrams Artists Agency, believe there will be no long-term impact on Harvey's career.
I feel like we need more of a sense of unity and, and no antagonism on this issue at all, and I don't feel I see that being fostered. We have to come together as a people and we need a leader that's going to help us do that, not poke the bear.
Right now my main focus is really in the acting space, doing as many auditions as possible that fit my passion, one of which is comedy, i think modeling will always be a part of my life, but acting is much more meaningful and what feeds my soul right now. We live in such a different, kinda crazy world right now, I do love the ability to laugh and poke fun at things. Not taking anything too seriously really is the name of the game right now.
I don't hate a poke on Oklahoma State quarterback Spencer Rattler at 18-to-1 via FOX Bet, rattler has been a little erratic with the football in the early going, but he’s still completing 75 percent of his passes in an offense that should only get better with more reps.
The Wizard of Christchurch takes someone to do something unusual to poke The Wizard of Christchurch head in to create a zeigeist change, and those people are magicians.
Translations for poke
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- stochern, schüren, Sack, anstupsenGerman
- t, säkki, tökkiä, pussi, tökätä, kohentaa, sorkkiaFinnish
- attiser, piquerFrench
- उंगली करनाHindi
- pungolare, ficcare, spronare, attizzareItalian
- つつく, 突くJapanese
- opporren, poken, porrenDutch
- pirke, nøre, stikkeNorwegian
- ткнуть, сунуть, тыкать, совать, шуровать, мешатьRussian
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