Synonyms of poke in English:

poke

verb

  • 1 she poked him in the ribs
    prod, jab, dig, nudge, butt, shove, jolt, stab, stick
  • 2 leave the cable poking out
    stick out, jut out, protrude, project, extend
  • noun

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  • 1 give him a poke
    prod, jab, dig, elbow, nudge, shove, stab
  • Phrases

    poke around/about

    we were just poking around some antique shops
    search, hunt, rummage (around), forage, grub, root about/around, scavenge, nose around, ferret (about/around);
    sift through, rifle through, scour, comb, probe

    poke fun at

    I never meant to poke fun at you
    mock, make fun of, ridicule, laugh at, jeer at, sneer at, deride, scorn, scoff at, pillory, lampoon, tease, taunt, chaff, jibe at
    informal send up, kid, rib, goof on

    poke one's nose into

    maybe Barry should stop poking his nose into other people's lives
    pry into, interfere in, intrude on, butt into, meddle with
    informal snoop into

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