poke

phonetic symbol: / póʊk / 

poke - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ (boxing) a blow with the fist
biff , clout , lick , punch , slug

[ noun ]
■ a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)
jab , jabbing , poking , thrust , thrusting

[ noun ]
■ a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases
carrier bag , paper bag , sack

[ noun ]
■ someone who takes more time than necessary
■ someone who lags behind
dawdler , drone , laggard , lagger , trailer

[ 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
garget , phytolacca americana , pigeon berry , scoke

[ verb ]
■ poke or thrust abruptly
dig , jab , prod , stab

[ verb ]
■ make a hole by poking

[ verb ]
■ hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument
pound , thump

[ verb ]
■ stir by poking
e.g.)
・poke the embers in the fireplace

[ verb ]
■ search or inquire in a meddlesome way
horn in , intrude , nose , pry

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