noun(usually the pokey) informal, chiefly North American
Prison: 25 years in the pokey
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- Such is life in the big house, the joint, or the pokey.
- Determined not to be ‘treated like a piece of bookstore trade,’ one of these drama boys almost turns a semi-innocent trip to the sauna into in a trip to the pokey for one of them.
- It seemed a laughable charge, but the judge was upset, saying Emery was arrogant and flouting the law - which he clearly was - and gave him 92 days in the pokey.
Words that rhyme with pokeychokey, croaky, folkie, folky, hokey, hokey-cokey, hoki, jokey, karaoke, Loki, okey-dokey, Okie, poky, smoky, trochee
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