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poke

synonym (synonym of poke)

  • (noun.plant)
    tall coarse perennial American herb having small white flowers followed by blackish-red berries on long drooping racemes; young fleshy stems are edibl more.. (noun.plant)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    (boxing) a blow with the fist (noun.act)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    poke or thrust abruptly (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.perception)
    search or inquire in a meddlesome way (verb.perception)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument (verb.contact)
     

also (also)

hypernym (poke IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • (boxing) a blow with the fist (noun.act)
    a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon (noun.act)
     
  • a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases (noun.artifact)
    a flexible container with a single opening (noun.artifact)
     
  • a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow) (noun.act)
    motion of hands or body to emphasize or help to express a thought or feeling (noun.act)
     
  • hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument (verb.contact)
    deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument (verb.contact)
     
  • make a hole by poking (verb.contact)
    make a hole into (verb.contact)
     
  • poke or thrust abruptly (verb.contact)
    push forcefully (verb.motion)
     
  • search or inquire in a meddlesome way (verb.perception)
    search or seek (verb.perception)
     
  • someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind (noun.person)
    person who does no work (noun.person)
     
  • stir by poking (verb.contact)
    change the arrangement or position of (verb.contact)
     
  • 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.plant)
    perennial of the genus Phytolacca (noun.plant)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF poke relation)

  • (boxing) a blow with the fist (noun.act)
    a return punch (especially by a boxer) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a hard punch that renders the opponent unable to continue boxing (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a short swinging punch delivered from the side with the elbow bent (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a quick short straight punch (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a short chopping blow to the back of the neck (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    an unexpected punch (noun.act)
     
  • a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases (noun.artifact)
    a bag for food that a customer did not eat at a restaurant; the transparent pretense is that the food is taken home to feed the customer's dog (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a sack for holding customer's groceries (noun.artifact)
     
  • someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind (noun.person)
    someone who lingers aimlessly in or about a place (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who moves slowly (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person who putters about (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who strays or falls behind (noun.person)
     

derivation (.... is derived from poke)

  • (boxing) a blow with the fist (noun.act)
    strike hard, especially with the fist (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    deliver a quick blow to (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    strike heavily, especially with the fist or a bat (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    strike, usually with the fist (verb.contact)
     
  • a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases (noun.artifact)
    put in a sack (verb.contact)
     
  • a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow) (noun.act)
    poke or thrust abruptly (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    make a hole by poking (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    strike or punch with quick and short blows (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    place or put with great energy (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    make a thrusting forward movement (verb.motion)
     
  • hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument (verb.contact)
    (boxing) a blow with the fist (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a heavy blow with the hand (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows) (noun.act)
     
  • poke or thrust abruptly (verb.contact)
    the act of touching someone suddenly with your finger or elbow (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a pointed instrument that is used to prod into a state of motion (noun.artifact)
     
  • search or inquire in a meddlesome way (verb.perception)
    a natural skill (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    offensive inquisitiveness (noun.cognition)
     
  • someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind (noun.person)
    hang (back) or fall (behind) in movement, progress, development, etc. (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    waste time (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    take one's time; proceed slowly (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    to lag or linger behind (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    move, proceed, or walk draggingly or slowly (verb.motion)
     
  • (adj.all)
    wasting time (adj.all)
     
  • stir by poking (verb.contact)
    fire iron consisting of a metal rod with a handle; used to stir a fire (noun.artifact)
     

domain category (poke is domain category of ....)

synonym also hypernym hyponym derivation domain category garget phytolacca americana dawdler drone carrier bag paper bag nose out scent out smell out sniff out blow gesture bag bum pokeweed counter counterpunch haymaker knockout punch hook jab clout plug punch slog slug biff boxing fisticuffs pugilism

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