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Meaning of POKEY

Pronunciation:  'powkee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a slang term for jail
  2. [adj]  small and remote and insignificant; "a jerkwater college"; "passed a series of poky little one-horse towns"
  3. [adj]  wasting time
 

POKEY is a 5 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: dawdling, dilatory, jerkwater, laggard, one-horse, poky, provincial, slow
 
 See Also: clink, gaol, jail, jailhouse, slammer

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pok"ey\, a.
See {Poky}.

 

 

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