Definitions For Poke


  • (boxing) a blow with the fist
  • A sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)
  • A bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases
  • Someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind
  • 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
  • To push your finger or something thin or pointed into or at someone or something
  • To make (a hole) in something by pushing something sharp or pointed through or into it
  • To stick out so that a part can be seen


  • Poke or thrust abruptly
  • Make a hole by poking
  • Hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument
  • Stir by poking
  • Search or inquire in a meddlesome way

Is Poke a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Poke is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Poke in a Sentence

  • I accidentally poked my finger right through the old fabric.
  • Throwing pencils is not allowed because someone's eye could get poked out.

Synonyms for Poke

Antonyms for Poke

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