poke

  • 1 Poke — *An action of tapping and/or softly jabbing another person using a finger to gain their attention.Poke, Poké or POKE may refer to:*POKE, a BASIC programming language command *Poke (game), a card game *Poke (gesture), different definition for… …

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  • 2 poke — ► VERB 1) jab or prod with a finger or a sharp object. 2) make (a hole) by jabbing or prodding. 3) (poke about/around) look or search around a place. 3) (often poke out) thrust out or protrude in a particular direction. ► NOUN ▪ …

    English terms dictionary

  • 3 Poke — Poke, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Poked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Poking}.] [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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 POKE — (engl. poke = stecken, stoßen) ist ein Software Kommando der Programmiersprache BASIC, das dazu dient, direkt in Speicherzellen oder Hardware Register des Rechners zu schreiben. Sein Gegenpart ist der PEEK Befehl, um Speicherzellen direkt zu… …

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  • 5 POKE — es una instrucción en el lenguaje de programación BASIC usada en algunas de las primeras versiones de este lenguaje. Dicha instrucción se encargaba de grabar un valor en una determinada dirección de memoria, ambos datos dados como argumento.[1]… …

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  • 6 poke# — poke vb Poke, prod, nudge, jog are comparable when they mean, as verbs, to thrust something into so as to stir up, urge on, or attract attention and, as nouns, the act or an instance of such thrusting. Poke implies primarily the use of a body… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7 Poke — Poke, 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}, {Pocket}, {Pouch}.] 1. A bag; a sack; a pocket. He drew a dial from his poke. Shak. [1913 Webster] They wallowed… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 poke — poke; poke·lo·gan; shike·poke; shite·poke; slow·poke; more·poke; poke·lo·ken; …

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  • 9 poke — poke1 [pōk] vt. poked, poking [ME poken < MDu or LowG] 1. a) to push or jab with a stick, finger, etc.; prod b) Slang to hit with the fist 2. to make by poking [to poke a hole in a bag] …

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  • 10 Poke — Poke, n. 1. The act of poking; a thrust; a jog; as, a poke in the ribs. Ld. Lytton. [1913 Webster] 2. A lazy person; a dawdler; also, a stupid or uninteresting person. [Slang, U.S.] Bartlett. [1913 Webster] 3. A contrivance to prevent an animal… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 Poke — steht für: POKE, ein Software Kommando der Programmiersprache BASIC Poke (Sprache), eine Bantusprache in der Demokratischen Republik Kongo Poke (Gericht), einen hawaiischer Fischsalat Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur …

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  • 12 poke — [n] push, thrust blow, boost, bunt, butt, dig, hit, jab, nudge, prod, punch, shove, stab; concepts 189,208 poke [v1] push at; thrust arouse, awaken, bulge, butt*, crowd, dig, elbow*, goose*, hit, jab, jostle, jut, nudge*, overhang, prod, project …

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  • 13 Poke — Poke, v. i. To search; to feel one s way, as in the dark; to grope; as, to poke about. [1913 Webster] A man must have poked into Latin and Greek. Prior. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 14 Poke — Poke, n. (Bot.) A large North American herb of the genus {Phytolacca} ({Phytolacca decandra}), bearing dark purple juicy berries; called also {garget}, {pigeon berry}, {pocan}, and {pokeweed}. The root and berries have emetic and purgative… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 15 poke — index delve, jostle (bump into), loiter Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 16 poke|sy — «POHK see», adjective. slow moving; easygoing. ╂[variant of pokey2] …

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  • 17 poke — poke1 [pəuk US pouk] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(with a finger/stick etc)¦ 2¦(through a space/hole)¦ 3¦(be seen)¦ 4 poke a hole 5 poke holes in something 6 poke fun at somebody 7 poke your nose into something 8 poke the fire 9¦(sex)¦ Phrasal verbs   …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 poke — I n. punch (colloq.) to give smb. a poke (in the eye) II v. 1) (d; intr.) to poke at ( to jab ) (he kept pokeing at me) 2) (D; tr.) ( to jab ) to poke in (to poke smb. in the ribs) 3) (d; tr.) ( to extend ) to poke out of (to poke one s head out… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 19 poke — poke1 [ pouk ] verb * 1. ) intransitive or transitive to push something quickly with your finger or a pointed object: Jane poked me in the arm to get my attention. The boys were poking the worm with a stick. poke at: Tom poked at the vegetables… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 poke — I UK [pəʊk] / US [poʊk] verb Word forms poke : present tense I/you/we/they poke he/she/it pokes present participle poking past tense poked past participle poked * 1) [intransitive/transitive] to push something quickly with your finger or a… …

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