Definitions of poke:
  • 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
  • noun:   a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases
  • noun:   (boxing) a blow with the fist
  • noun:   a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)
  • verb:   make a hole by poking
  • verb:   stir by poking
    Example: "Poke the embers in the fireplace"
  • verb:   search or inquire in a meddlesome way
  • verb:   hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument
  • verb:   poke or thrust abruptly
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #42475)

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