Synonyms of poke in English:




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  • 2 a poke in the eye with a stick
    thrust, push, jab, shove, plunge, insertion


poke about/around

you've no right to go poking around in that cupboard searchhuntrummage (around)foragescrabblegrubroot about/aroundscavengefish about/aroundrake aroundfeel aroundgrope aroundnose aroundferret (about/around)pry intoransackrake throughsift throughgo throughshuffle throughrifle throughscourcombexploreprobeBritish informalrootle (around)

poke fun at

they giggled and poked fun at Eleanor mockmake fun oflaugh atmake jokes aboutridiculejeer atsneer atderidetreat with contempttreat contemptuouslyscornlaugh to scornscoff atpillorybe sarcastic aboutsatirizelampoonburlesqueparodyteasetauntragmake a monkey ofchaffjibe at informalsend upkidribjoshBritish informalwind uptake the mickey out ofNorth American informalgoof onrag onrazzpull someone's chainAustralian/New Zealand informalpoke mullock atsling off atchiackBritish informal, datedtwitrotBritish vulgar slangtake the piss (out of) datedmake sport of archaicjokequizflout

poke one's nose into

she was poking her nose into something that did not concern her pry intointerfere innose around inintrude onbutt intomeddle withtamper with informalsnoop into

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