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pooka 1

Pronunciation: /ˈpuːkə/

noun

(In Irish mythology) a hobgoblin or sprite able to take on the form of various animals.
Example sentences
  • I mean, a banshee, a pooka and leprechauns sure sound strange to me.
  • He's a pooka,’ some kind of wise trickster god of, I believe, Irish origin.
  • And the magic world of pisreogs and pookas come alive as the teller weaves her magic spell in a place where words are gifts to be given away.

Origin

From Irish púca.

Words that rhyme with pooka

bazooka, euchre, farruca, lucre, palooka, rebuker, snooker, Stuka, verruca
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pooka 2

noun

Variant spelling of puka.
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