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Engelsk navneord: poke

1. poke (om plante) 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


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)garget, Phytolacca americana, pigeon berry, scoke


Mindre specifikke termerpokeweed

2. poke (om person) someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)dawdler, drone, laggard, lagger, trailer


Mindre specifikke termerbum, do-nothing, idler, layabout, loafer


Mere specifikke termerlingerer, loiterer, plodder, potterer, putterer, slowcoach, slowpoke, stick-in-the-mud, straggler, strayer

3. poke (om genstand) a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)carrier bag, paper bag, sack


Mindre specifikke termerbag


Mere specifikke termerdoggie bag, doggy bag, grocery bag

4. poke (om handling) a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe warned me with a jab with his finger.
He made a thrusting motion with his fist.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)jab, jabbing, poking, thrust, thrusting


Mindre specifikke termergesture

5. poke (om handling) (boxing) a blow with the fist


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI gave him a clout on his nose.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)biff, clout, lick, punch, slug


Mindre specifikke termerblow


Mere specifikke termercounter, counterpunch, haymaker, hook, jab, knockout punch, KO punch, parry, rabbit punch, sucker punch, Sunday punch


Overordnet emneområdeboxing, fisticuffs, pugilism


Engelsk udsagnsord: poke

1. poke (om relation) poke or thrust abruptly


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe jabbed his finger into her ribs.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)dig, jab, prod, stab


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP


Mindre specifikke termerthrust

2. poke (om opfattelse) search or inquire in a meddlesome way


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis guy is always nosing around the office.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)horn in, intrude, nose, pry


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s PP


Mindre specifikke termerlook, search

3. poke (om relation) stir by poking


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningPoke the embers in the fireplace.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termeragitate, commove, disturb, raise up, shake up, stir up, vex

4. poke (om relation) hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe salesman pounded the door knocker.
A bible-thumping Southern Baptist.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)pound, thump


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termerhit

5. poke (om relation) make a hole by poking


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerpierce









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