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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)

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.

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 .."