Found 3 items, similar to poke.
English → Indonesian
kantong, mencuil, mencuit, sodokan
English → English
n 1: 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
2: a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's
purchases [syn: sack
, paper bag
, carrier bag
3: a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow); “he warned me with
a jab with his finger”
; “he made a thrusting motion with
4: (boxing) a blow with the fist; “I gave him a clout on his
v 1: poke or thrust abruptly; “he jabbed his finger into her
2: search or inquire in a meddlesome way; “This guy is always
nosing around the office”
3: stir by poking; “poke the embers in the fireplace”
4: hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument; “the
salesman pounded the door knocker”
; “a bible-thumping
5: make a hole by poking
English → English
, n. (Bot.)
A large North American herb of the genus Phytolacca
), bearing dark purple juicy berries;
-- called also garget
, pigeon berry
. The root and berries have emetic and purgative
properties, and are used in medicine. The young shoots are
sometimes eaten as a substitute for asparagus, and the
berries are said to be used in Europe to color wine.
, v. i.
To search; to feel one's way, as in the dark; to grope; as,
to poke about.
A man must have poked into Latin and Greek. --Prior.
1. The act of poking; a thrust; a jog; as, a poke in the
ribs. --Ld. Lytton.
2. A lazy person; a dawdler; also, a stupid or uninteresting
person. [Slang, U.S.] --Bartlett.
3. A contrivance to prevent an animal from leaping or
breaking through fences. It consists of a yoke with a pole
inserted, pointed forward. [U.S.]
, a bonnet with a straight, projecting front.
, n. [AS. poca, poha, pohha; akin to Icel. poki, OD.
poke, and perh. to E. pock; cf. also Gael. poca, and OF.
poque. Cf. Pock
1. A bag; a sack; a pocket. “He drew a dial from his poke.”
They wallowed as pigs in a poke. --Chaucer.
2. A long, wide sleeve; -- called also poke sleeve
To boy a pig a poke
(that is, in a bag), to buy a thing
without knowledge or examination of it. --Camden.
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Poked
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [Cf. LG. poken to prick, pierce, thrust, pok a
dagger, knife, D. pook, G. pocken to beat, also Ir. poc a
blow, Gael. puc to push.]
1. To thrust or push against or into with anything pointed;
hence, to stir up; to excite; as, to poke a fire.
He poked John, and said “Sleepest thou ?”
2. To thrust with the horns; to gore.
3. [From 5th Poke
, 3.] To put a poke on; as, to poke an ox.
[Colloq. U. S.]
To poke fun
, to excite fun; to joke; to jest. [Colloq.]
To poke fun at
, to make a butt of; to ridicule. [Colloq.]