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Synonyms for pokepoʊk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. poke, pigeon berry, garget, scoke, Phytolacca americana(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

    Synonyms:
    jabbing, punch, clout, garget, carrier bag, sack, thrust, slug, dawdler, lick, poke, paper bag, lagger, biff, pigeon berry, thrusting, jab, drone, trailer, laggard, scoke, poking

  2. dawdler, drone, laggard, lagger, trailer, poke(noun)

    someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind

    Synonyms:
    bourdon, monotone, punch, prevue, pigeon berry, house trailer, garget, scoke, sack, thrust, carrier bag, clout, slug, dawdler, lick, drone pipe, paper bag, pilotless aircraft, biff, lagger, thrusting, droning, jab, drone, trailer, radio-controlled aircraft, laggard, poke, jabbing, poking, preview

  3. sack, poke, paper bag, carrier bag(noun)

    a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases

    Synonyms:
    pocket, paper bag, lagger, firing, thrust, sack, scoke, release, carrier bag, jab, poke, sacking, laggard, lick, chemise, clout, drone, sacque, hammock, trailer, slug, dismissal, punch, jabbing, pigeon berry, liberation, biff, sac, dawdler, shift, pouch, dismission, thrusting, discharge, poking, garget, sackful

  4. jab, jabbing, poke, poking, thrust, thrusting(noun)

    a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)

    Synonyms:
    jabbing, punch, stab, dig, drive, clout, garget, thrust, sack, driving force, carrier bag, knife thrust, slug, dawdler, lick, poke, paper bag, lagger, biff, pigeon berry, thrusting, jab, drone, trailer, laggard, scoke, push, poking

  5. punch, clout, poke, lick, biff, slug(verb)

    (boxing) a blow with the fist

    Synonyms:
    jabbing, punch, type slug, pigeon berry, clout, jab, garget, carrier bag, sack, thrust, bullet, salt lick, slug, dawdler, lick, poke, pull, paper bag, lagger, biff, clout nail, thrusting, sluggard, puncher, drone, trailer, lap, laggard, scoke, poking

  6. jab, prod, stab, poke, dig(verb)

    poke or thrust abruptly

    Synonyms:
    compass, nose, incite, toil, pry, grind, dig, drudge, moil, dig up, jab, poke, horn in, delve, nudge, grasp, prod, egg on, thump, cut into, knife, travail, labour, get the picture, hollow, stab, apprehend, pound, comprehend, turn over, excavate, savvy, labor, grok, intrude, poke at, dig out

  7. intrude, horn in, pry, nose, poke(verb)

    search or inquire in a meddlesome way

    Synonyms:
    stab, nuzzle, dig, horn in, intrude, prize, jab, nose, pry, wind, lever, obtrude, trespass, irrupt, thump, scent, jimmy, prise, prod, pound, poke

  8. poke(verb)

    stir by poking

    Synonyms:
    dig, intrude, nose, pry, prod, stab, pound, thump, horn in, jab

  9. thump, pound, poke(verb)

    hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument

    Synonyms:
    stab, horn in, prod, dig, intrude, beat, ram down, thud, lumber, pound, impound, nose, pound up, pry, thump, jab, ram, pound off, poke

  10. poke(verb)

    make a hole by poking

    Synonyms:
    dig, intrude, nose, pry, prod, stab, pound, thump, horn in, jab

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. poke(n.)

    Synonyms:
    thrust, push, shove

  2. poke(n.)

    Synonyms:
    (Bot.) garget, pigeon-berry, poke-weed (phytolacca decandra)

  3. poke(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    grope, feel one's way

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. poke

    Synonyms:
    Pokeweed, see there, Phytolacca americana


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