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    poke - Dictionary definition and meaning for word poke

    (noun) 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 Definition
    (noun) someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind
    Synonyms : dawdler , drone , laggard , lagger , trailer
    (noun) a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases
    Synonyms : carrier bag , paper bag , sack
    (noun) a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)
    Synonyms : jab , jabbing , poking , thrust , thrusting
    Example Sentence
    • he warned me with a jab with his finger
    • he made a thrusting motion with his fist
    (noun) (boxing) a blow with the fist
    Synonyms : biff , clout , lick , punch , slug
    Example Sentence
    • I gave him a clout on his nose
    (verb) poke or thrust abruptly
    Synonyms : dig , jab , prod , stab
    Example Sentence
    • he jabbed his finger into her ribs
    (verb) search or inquire in a meddlesome way
    Synonyms : horn in , intrude , nose , pry
    Example Sentence
    • This guy is always nosing around the office
    (verb) stir by poking
    Example Sentence
    • poke the embers in the fireplace
    (verb) hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument
    Synonyms : pound , thump
    Example Sentence
    • the salesman pounded the door knocker
    • a bible-thumping Southern Baptist
    (verb) make a hole by poking
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for poke

poke:- a single poke is used to ignite the fire.

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text: we poke them
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