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Definition of poke
- Poke n
- 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 [syn: {pigeon berry}, {garget}, {scoke}, {Phytolacca americana}]
- A bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases [syn: {sack}, {paper bag}, {carrier bag}]
- A sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow); "he warned me with a jab with his finger"; "he made a thrusting motion with his fist" [syn: {jab}, {jabbing}, {poking}, {thrust}, {thrusting}]
- (boxing) a blow with the fist; "I gave him a clout on his nose" [syn: {punch}, {clout}, {lick}, {biff}] v
- Poke or thrust abruptly; "he jabbed his finger into her ribs" [syn: {jab}, {prod}, {stab}, {dig}]
- Search or inquire in a meddlesome way; "This guy is always nosing around the office" [syn: {pry}, {nose}]
- Stir by poking; "poke the embers in the fireplace"
- Hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument; "the salesman pounded the door knocker"; "a bible-thumping Southern Baptist" [syn: {thump}, {pound}]
- Make a hole by poking
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