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Synonyms for poke
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. poke, pigeon berry, garget, scoke, Phytolacca americana(noun)

    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

    Synonyms:
    jabbing, punch, clout, garget, carrier bag, sack, thrust, slug, dawdler, lick, paper bag, lagger, biff, pigeon berry, thrusting, jab, drone, trailer, laggard, scoke, poking

  2. dawdler, drone, laggard, lagger, trailer, poke(noun)

    someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind

    Synonyms:
    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

  3. sack, poke, paper bag, carrier bag(noun)

    a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases

    Synonyms:
    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

  4. jab, jabbing, poke, poking, thrust, thrusting(noun)

    a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)

    "he warned me with a jab with his finger"; "he made a thrusting motion with his fist"

    Synonyms:
    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

  5. punch, clout, poke, lick, biff, slug(verb)

    (boxing) a blow with the fist

    "I gave him a clout on his nose"

    Synonyms:
    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

  6. jab, prod, stab, poke, dig(verb)

    poke or thrust abruptly

    "he jabbed his finger into her ribs"

    Synonyms:
    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

  7. intrude, horn in, pry, nose, poke(verb)

    search or inquire in a meddlesome way

    "This guy is always nosing around the office"

    Synonyms:
    stab, nuzzle, dig, horn in, intrude, prize, jab, nose, pry, wind, lever, obtrude, trespass, irrupt, thump, scent, jimmy, prise, prod, pound

  8. poke(verb)

    stir by poking

    "poke the embers in the fireplace"

    Synonyms:
    dig, intrude, nose, pry, prod, stab, pound, thump, horn in, jab

  9. thump, pound, poke(verb)

    hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument

    "the salesman pounded the door knocker"; "a bible-thumping Southern Baptist"

    Synonyms:
    stab, horn in, prod, dig, intrude, beat, ram down, thud, lumber, pound, impound, nose, pound up, pry, thump, jab, ram, pound off

  10. poke(verb)

    make a hole by poking

    Synonyms:
    dig, intrude, nose, pry, prod, stab, pound, thump, horn in, jab

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. poke(n.)

    Synonyms:
    thrust, push, shove

  2. poke(n.)

    Synonyms:
    (Bot.) garget, pigeon-berry, poke-weed (phytolacca decandra)

  3. poke(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    grope, feel one's way

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. poke(n)

    Synonyms:
    bag, sack, pocket, thrust, punch, jog, dig, dawdler, bore

  2. poke(v)

    Synonyms:
    stir up, excite, punch, thrust, gore, hook, grope

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. poke

    Synonyms:
    Pokeweed, see there, Phytolacca americana

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How to use poke in a sentence?

  1. Dmitry Peskov:

    It is so absurd it borders on total stupidity, as regards these( email) batches, that is not our headache. We never poke our noses into others' affairs and we really don't like it when people try to poke their nose into ours.

  2. Ronn Torossian:

    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.

  3. Eliot Engel:

    I feel so angry that at a time when we are sitting with Iran ... to discuss a new arrangement between our two countries ... they continue to poke us in the eye and continue to spit in our face.

  4. Ohio Gov. John Kasich:

    They want to look at you, they want to poke you, maybe take a little smell once in a while, size you up and try to figure out if you've got the right stuff to be president of the United States, and I think it's a great process.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    When a sensible quote is adored a lot by many or most people on a person’s INDIVIDUAL social media account, then wondering why it feels usually as if he has either cracked a joke under the guise of a thought or others are just trying to poke fun on him through a deluge of LIKE & COMMENT vote and often both; especially more when the same post has also his own photo on it.


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