Synonyms of poke in English:
- you've no right to go poking around in that cupboardsearch, hunt, rummage (around), forage, scrabble, grub, root about/around, scavenge, fish about/around, rake around, feel around, grope around, nose around, ferret (about/around);pry into, ransack, rake through, sift through, go through, shuffle through, rifle through, scour, comb, explore, probeBritish informalrootle (around)
poke fun at
- they giggled and poked fun at Eleanormock, make fun of, laugh at, make jokes about, ridicule, jeer at, sneer at, deride, treat with contempt, treat contemptuously, scorn, laugh to scorn, scoff at, pillory, be sarcastic about, satirize, lampoon, burlesque, parody, tease, taunt, rag, make a monkey of, chaff, jibe atBritish informalwind up, take the mickey out ofBritish informal, , datedtwit, rotBritish vulgar slangtake the piss (out of)datedmake sport ofarchaicjoke, quiz, flout
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