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pokey

synonym (synonym of pokey)

  • (noun.artifact)
    a correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted more.. (noun.artifact)
     
  • (adj.all)
    wasting time (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    small and remote and insignificant (adj.all)
     

similar (similar with pokey)

  • small and remote and insignificant (adj.all)
    characteristic of the provinces or their people (adj.all)
     
  • wasting time (adj.all)
    not moving quickly; taking a comparatively long time (adj.all)
     

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

  • a correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence) (noun.artifact)
    a penal institution maintained by the government (noun.artifact)
     

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

  • (noun.artifact)
    a jail or prison (especially one that is run in a tyrannical manner) (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a jail in a courthouse where accused persons can be confined during a trial (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    slang for a jail (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    (formerly) a jail or other place of detention for persons convicted of minor offences (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    jail in a local police station (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a county jail that holds prisoners for periods up to 18 months (noun.artifact)
     

derivation (.... is derived from pokey)

synonym similar hypernym hyponym derivation clink gaol jail dilatory laggard poky provincial slow correctional institution bastille holding cell hoosegow hoosgow house of correction lockup gaol immure imprison incarcerate dawdler drone

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