Poky
Poky Pok"y, a. [Written also pokey.] 1. Confined; cramped. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]

2. Dull; tedious; uninteresting. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]


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  • Poky — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda El poky es un sub estilo de música electrónica surgido España a partir del Hard House inglés alrededor del año 2000, el cual junto con el Bumping constituye la rama española del Hard House. El término fue acuñado por …   Wikipedia Español

  • Poky — est un personnage de la bande dessinée Yoko Tsuno. Elle est la sœur jumelle de Khâny, mais a un aspect et une mentalité de petite fille car elle fut sortie de léthargie 15 ans après sa sœur. Toutes deux sont vinéennes et ont émigré de Vinéa… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • poky — [pō′kē] adj. pokier, pokiest [ POKE1 + Y2] 1. not lively; slow, dull, dilatory, etc. 2. small and uncomfortable; stuffy [a poky room] 3. shabbily dressed; dowdy: Also pokey p …   English World dictionary

  • poky — (also pokey) ► ADJECTIVE (pokier, pokiest) 1) (of a room or building) uncomfortably small and cramped. 2) N. Amer. annoyingly slow. ORIGIN from POKE(Cf. ↑poke) (in the sense confine …   English terms dictionary

  • poky — [[t]po͟ʊki[/t]] pokier, pokiest (The spelling pokey is also used, especially for meanings 1 and 3.) 1) ADJ GRADED (disapproval) A room or house that is poky is uncomfortably small. [INFORMAL] ...apartments which were poky, dimly lit and poorly… …   English dictionary

  • poky — pokily, adv. pokiness, n. /poh kee/, adj., pokier, pokiest, n., pl. pokies. adj. Informal. 1. puttering; slow; dull: poky drivers. 2. (of a place) small and cramped: a poky little room. 3. (of dress) dowdy. n …   Universalium

  • poky — AND pokey 1. n. jail; a jail cell. (Usually with the.) □ She spent a day in the poky. □ Have you ever been in the pokey? 2. mod. slow; lagging and inefficient. □ Hurry up! Don’t be so poky …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • poky — pok|y pokey [ˈpəuki US ˈpou ] adj informal 1.) BrE too small and not very pleasant or comfortable ▪ The whole family was crammed into two poky little rooms. 2.) AmE doing things very slowly, especially in a way that is annoying ▪ I got behind… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • poky — adjective 1 too small and not very pleasant or comfortable: The whole family was crammed into two poky little rooms. 2 AmE doing things very slowly, especially in a way that you find annoying: I got behind some poky driver on the freeway …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • poky — adj. Poky is used with these nouns: ↑flat …   Collocations dictionary

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