Definition of "poke" [poke]

  • To push or jab at, as with a finger or an arm; prod. (verb-transitive)
  • To make (a hole or pathway, for example) by or as if by prodding, elbowing, or jabbing: I poked my way to the front of the crowd. (verb-transitive)
  • To push; thrust: A seal poked its head out of the water. (verb-transitive)
  • To stir (a fire) by prodding the wood or coal with a poker or stick. (verb-transitive)
  • Slang To strike; punch. (verb-transitive)
  • To jab or prod, as with the elbow, the finger, a stick, etc (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To make (a hole, opening, etc) by or as by poking (verb)
  • To thrust (at) (verb)
  • To hit with the fist; punch (verb)
  • To protrude or cause to protrude (verb)
  • To stir (a fire, pot, etc) by poking (verb)
  • To meddle or intrude (verb)
  • To search or pry (verb)
  • To loiter, potter, dawdle, etc (verb)
  • (of a man) to have sexual intercourse with (verb)
  • A jab or prod (noun)
  • A blow with one's fist; punch (noun)
  • Sexual intercourse (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "poke" in a sentence
  • "This means you have to write this time, not just take 5 quizzes and put up the results ... * poke poke*"
  • "with no interwebz Frank had with no interwebz Frank had to poke his friends manually *poke*"
  • "* piak piak* or * poke poke* also doesn't matter la .."