Textual thesaurus for "poke"

(noun) lick, clout, slug, biff, punch

(boxing) a blow with the fist

I gave him a clout on his nose

(noun) poking, jab, jabbing, thrust, thrusting

a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)

he warned me with a jab with his finger; he made a thrusting motion with his fist

(noun) sack, carrier bag, paper bag

a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases

(noun) dawdler, drone, laggard, lagger, trailer

someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind

(noun) scoke, Phytolacca americana, pigeon berry, garget

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

(verb) stab, prod, dig, jab

poke or thrust abruptly

he jabbed his finger into her ribs

(verb) pound, thump

hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument

the salesman pounded the door knocker; a bible-thumping Southern Baptist

(verb) nose, horn in, intrude, pry

search or inquire in a meddlesome way

This guy is always nosing around the office