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English adjective: poky

1. poky wasting time

Synonymsdilatory, laggard, pokey



2. poky small and remote and insignificant

SamplesA jerkwater college.
Passed a series of poky little one-horse towns.

Synonymsjerkwater, one-horse, pokey



English noun: poky

1. poky (artifact) 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)

Synonymsclink, gaol, jail, jailhouse, pokey, slammer

Broader (hypernym)correctional institution

Narrower (hyponym)bastille, holding cell, hoosegow, hoosgow, house of correction, lockup, workhouse

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