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1 poke /ˈpoʊk/ verb
pokes; poked; poking
1 poke
/ˈpoʊk/
verb
pokes; poked; poking
Learner's definition of POKE
: to push your finger or something thin or pointed into or at someone or something
[+ object]
[no object]
often + at
[+ object] : to make (a hole) in something by pushing something sharp or pointed through or into it usually + in
: to stick out so that a part can be seen
[no object]
often + out
often + through
[+ object]
often + out

poke along

[phrasal verb] US, informal
: to move along very slowly

poke around

[phrasal verb] or British poke about
poke around/about or poke around/about (something) informal
: to look around or search through something
often used figuratively

poke fun at

see 1fun

poke your nose in/into

see 1nose
2 poke /ˈpoʊk/ noun
plural pokes
2 poke
/ˈpoʊk/
noun
plural pokes
Learner's definition of POKE
[count]
: a quick push with your finger or with something thin or pointed usually singular
US, informal : a usually minor criticism or insult that is directed toward a particular person or group usually singular

a pig in a poke

see 1pig
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