What does poky mean?

Definitions for poky
ˈpoʊ kipoky

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word poky.

Princeton's WordNet

  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"

Wiktionary

  1. poky(Noun)

    jail

    Etymology: By shortening from poker machine

  2. poky(Adjective)

    slow

    Etymology: By shortening from poker machine

  3. poky(Adjective)

    small and cramped

    Etymology: By shortening from poker machine

Webster Dictionary

  1. Poky(adj)

    confined; cramped

    Etymology: [Written also pokey.]

  2. Poky(adj)

    dull; tedious; uninteresting

    Etymology: [Written also pokey.]

How to pronounce poky?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say poky in sign language?

  1. poky

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of poky in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of poky in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Images & Illustrations of poky

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