Definitions for pokyˈpoʊ ki

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. jail, jailhouse, gaol, clink, slammer, poky, pokey(adj)

    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)

  2. dilatory, laggard, poky, pokey(adj)

    wasting time

  3. jerkwater, one-horse, pokey, poky(adj)

    small and remote and insignificant

    "a jerkwater college"; "passed a series of poky little one-horse towns"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. poky(Noun)

    jail

  2. poky(Adjective)

    slow

  3. poky(Adjective)

    small and cramped

  4. Origin: By shortening from poker machine

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Poky(adj)

    confined; cramped

  2. Poky(adj)

    dull; tedious; uninteresting

  3. Origin: [Written also pokey.]


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