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Wiktionary1.0 / 1 vote

  1. pokeynoun

    Synonyms:
    poke

  2. pokeyadjective

    of small volume, cramped

    Synonyms:
    poke

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. jail, jailhouse, gaol, clink, slammer, poky, pokeyadjective

    a correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)

    Synonyms:
    clink, poky, jail, slammer, jailhouse, click, gaol

    Antonyms:
    cosmopolitan, fast

  2. dilatory, laggard, poky, pokeyadjective

    wasting time

    Synonyms:
    laggard, poky, dilatory, one-horse, jerkwater

    Antonyms:
    cosmopolitan, fast

  3. jerkwater, one-horse, pokey, pokyadjective

    small and remote and insignificant

    "a jerkwater college"; "passed a series of poky little one-horse towns"

    Synonyms:
    one-horse, dilatory, laggard, poky, jerkwater

    Antonyms:
    cosmopolitan, fast

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "pokey":

    jail

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  1. Norris Trent:

    What a stunning place to become French. Its better than a pokey town hall, you really feel privileged, and so its quite a clever strategy.


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