pokiness
noun see poky

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • pokiness — See pokily. * * * …   Universalium

  • pokiness — noun The state or condition of being poky …   Wiktionary

  • pokiness — pəʊkɪnɪs n. slowness, sluggishness; humbleness, smallness, shabbiness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pokiness — pok·i·ness …   English syllables

  • pokiness — kēnə̇s, kin noun ( es) : the quality or state of being poky …   Useful english dictionary

  • poky — or pokey adjective (pokier; est) Etymology: 2poke Date: 1844 1. small and cramped 2. shabby, dull 3. annoyingly slow • pokily adverb • pokiness …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • The Sundays — Sundays redirects here. For the day, see Sunday. The Sundays Paul Brindley, Harriet Wheeler, Patrick Hannan, and David Gavurin Background information Origin …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • baseness — Synonyms and related words: abjectness, abominability, abominableness, arrantness, atrociousness, awfulness, badness, beastliness, beggarliness, bestiality, brutality, chicanery, coarseness, commonness, commonplaceness, contemptibility,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • creeping — Synonyms and related words: all fours, ambling, amphibian, anguine, atiptoe, atmospherics, batrachian, blaring, blasting, blind spot, cautious, cautiousness, circumspect, circumspection, claudicant, colubriform, crawl, crawling, creep, creeping… …   Moby Thesaurus

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