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poke 1

British English: /pəʊk/
American English: /poʊk/

noun

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poke 2

transitive verb

  • 1poke something [with something]
    [mit etwas] gegen etwas stoßen
    she poked the hedgehog to see if it was dead
    sie stieß den Igel an, um zu sehen, ob er tot war
    poke something into something
    etwas in etwas Akk. stoßen
    poke one's finger up one's nose
    den Finger in die Nase stecken
    poke the fire
    das Feuer schüren
    he accidentally poked me in the eye
    er stieß mir versehentlich ins Auge
    poke somebody in the ribs
    jemandem einen Rippenstoß geben od. versetzen
    fun 1
  • 2
    (thrust forward) stecken (Kopf)
    poke one's head in through the window
    den Kopf zum Fenster hin-/hereinstecken
    poke one's head round the corner/door
    um die Ecke gucken [colloquial]/den Kopf in die Türöffnung stecken
    poke one's head in
    reingucken [colloquial]
    poke one's finger at somebody
    mit dem Finger nach jemandem stoßen
  • 4 [vulgar]
    (have sexual intercourse with) stoßen [coarse]

intransitive verb

  • 1
    (in pond, at food, among rubbish) [herum]stochern (at, in, among in) + Dat.
    poke at something with a stick etc.
    mit einem Stock usw. nach etwas stoßen
  • 2
    (thrust itself) sich schieben
    his elbows were poking through the sleeves
    seine Ärmel hatten Löcher, aus denen die Ellbogen hervorguckten
  • 3
    (pry) schnüffeln [colloquial] [derogatory]
    poke into things that don't concern one
    seine Nase in Dinge stecken, die einen nichts angehen [colloquial]

noun

  • 1
    (thrust) Stoß, der
    give somebody a poke [in the ribs]
    jemandem einen [Rippen]stoß versetzen od. geben
    give somebody a poke in the eye
    jemanden ins Auge stoßen
    give the fire a poke
    das Feuer [an]schüren
    better than a poke in the eye [with a pointed stick]
    [colloquial]
    besser als gar nichts od. [coarse] als in die hohle Hand geschissen
  • 2have a poke around a shop etc.
    in einem Laden usw. herumstöbern
    have a poke around in somebody's writing desk
    in jemandes Schreibtisch herumstöbern od. -wühlen
  • 3 [vulgar]
    (sexual intercourse) Fick, der [vulgar]
    have a poke
    stoßen [coarse]

Phrasal verbs

poke about

poke around
intransitive verb 1
herumschnüffeln [colloquial] [derogatory]
2 (rummage)
herumsuchen [colloquial]
herumkramen [colloquial]
poke about in something for something
etwas nach etwas durchwühlen

poke out

transitive verb
rausstrecken
you nearly poked my eye out
du hast mir fast das Auge ausgestochen
poke the dirt out of something
den Schmutz aus etwas kratzen
poke one's head out
rausgucken [colloquial]
intransitive verb
rausgucken [colloquial]

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