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Synonyms for poke

Synonyms for poke

to thrust against or into

to cause to stick out

to look into or inquire about curiously, inquisitively, or in a meddlesome fashion

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to reach about or search blindly or uncertainly

to go or move slowly so that progress is hindered

an act of thrusting into or against, as to attract attention

Synonyms for poke

tall coarse perennial American herb having small white flowers followed by blackish-red berries on long drooping racemes

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

a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)

poke or thrust abruptly

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search or inquire in a meddlesome way

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

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make a hole by poking

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References in periodicals archive ?
Players who are interested in using the Poke Miles in shops in the game for more items can head over to the South Boulevard in Lumiose City, where a gentleman will supposedly exchange certain items with players for a set number of Poke Miles.
Before we purchased the Poke, our man asked the assistant: "I'm having a party, will it be all right for that?
Nick Farnhill, POKE founding partner and CEO, said We ve had very successful and rewarding working relationships with Publicis Conseil in France and Publicis Chemistry in the UK for some time working across Orange and Everything Everywhere and the new partnership is simply a natural and positive evolution of these relationships.
Kantrow and Ajello - who founded POKE New York in 2007 - completed a management buyout of the company from its parent POKE London in advance of Publicis' acquisition of POKE London in September 2013.
Poke a Prez is the politically agnostic game app predicting the US Presidency with 50% accuracy.
Vale finally drew level in comical fashion in the 69th minute when Poke was set to catch Doug Loft's long free-kick before Brian Saah headed into his own net.
Hannah told police the poke violated the judge's order taken out in June of this year.
There's nothing wrong with Peter criticising McCain because of policy disagreements, but to come back from a nice holiday and then poke fun at a man for his arm and limb movements, a man who suffered terrible injuries to his body and arms in service to his country, is simply too outrageous.
Uncut tie-wraps hanging in the overhead passageway becomes an eye poke hazard.
A Hot Springs, AR plywood demo gets a Gareth Stehr poke.
Poke some fruit skewers down closer to the lettuce head than others.
Fun' is the operative word here, as Richard Lederer and John Shore poke fun at the misuse of punctuation and how choices in punctuation can have very different results.
The statement said that the campaign was "meant to poke fun at slices of everyday life, but this execution clearly crossed the line".
Poke a hole in the center of the lids with a pencil point.
Like Planes, Trains, and Automobiles, Home Alone I & II, National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation, and Allen's The Santa Clause I & II, the tale of the Kranks (a Christmas name ranking right up there with Scrooge and the Grinch) mixes irony and sentiment in a loving poke at our sacred or saccharine notion of "home for the holidays.