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Synonyms for pokey

Synonyms for pokey

a correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)

wasting time

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small and remote and insignificant

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Pokey released a couple of others before combining with Jack White for his self-titled album in 2013.
Growing up in the midwest of America, for whatever reason it wasn't an electric guitar that attracted Pokey as a child and by the age of 16 he was already out on the road, following his passion.
You may be a girl in a pokey flat, but you'll be a girl with self respect in a pokey flat - one who's capable of finding herself an un-pokey one of her very own.
But even if Lohan gets thrown in the pokey, people close to her think she'd be fine.
The jovial Pokey happily decides to follow a boat that spouts smoke much like he spouts water.
Life proves no less eventful for Alice when she relinquishes the sofa in Milly's pokey flat for her own room in the more spacious apartment of her friend Fae Madison.
German intercity trains, whereas, typically pull only three first class in a 10-coach train, with a fourth as dining-car and half a car for luggage and bikes, on a loading gauge much bigger than Virgin's pokey Pendolinos, which have so little luggage-room that bags now regularly block aisles and doors.
The tragic clevercloggs declared: "This is Pokey, this is Uncle Frider and this is Monkey Tonkedy.
So Tennessee and Rutgers will play for the NCAA women's basketball national championship tonight in Cleveland, meaning that for the first time in almost a month, the story in women's basketball won't involve L'affaire de Pokey.
The pokey pad in Chelsea costs the same price as the average UK home, but potential buyers would need to spend another pounds 30,000 to make the cramped basement liveable.
Among tacky novelty gifts, Christopher Behrens's Penis Pokey (Quirk)--"the book where you're the star
It also thwarted the awkwardness of having to sit out the Hokey Pokey or the Chicken Dance.
They proceeded to fly the pokey craft as if they were Spitfires, and in a very short time they found themselves organized into squadrons, equipped with the latest fighters, and thrown into the Battle of Britain.
It first glance, Spiderman, Gumby and Pokey, and more than 100 milk-mustache-wearing celebrities have nothing in common.
Highway 61 begins with Pokey Jones, a trumpet-playing barber from Pickerel Falls, Northern Ontario, finding a man frozen to death in his backyard.