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Synonyms for poke
poʊkpoke

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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

    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, pokenoun

    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 bagnoun

    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, 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"

    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, slugverb

    (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, digverb

    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, pokeverb

    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. pokeverb

    stir by poking

    "poke the embers in the fireplace"

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

  9. thump, pound, pokeverb

    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. pokeverb

    make a hole by poking

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

Editors Contribution

  1. obstrude

    become noticeable in an unwelcome or intrusive way

    Submitted by @Muskan on December 28, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. pokenoun

    Synonyms:
    thrust, push, shove

  2. pokenoun

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

  3. pokeverb

    Synonyms:
    grope, feel one's way

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. pokenoun

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

  2. pokeverb

    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. 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.

  2. Cheryl Coons:

    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.

  3. Charlotte McKinney:

    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.

  4. Sam Panayotovich:

    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.

  5. Ari Freeman:

    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.


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