Definition of pokie in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpəʊki/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun (plural pokies)

A fruit machine.
Example sentences
  • Whenever we go with my parents to a bistro with pokies, or the casino, (thankfully, not often), they give me a dollar or five with which to play.
  • Experiment with a combination of pokies and jackpot strippers.
  • Well they used to be called one-armed bandits - the pokies.


1960s: from poker machine, a type of fruit machine on which playing-card symbols appear.

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