Verb (used without object poked, poking.
Poke sth into sth vtr prep (thrust, put) mettre ( plutôt familier ) fourrer Poke this into your pocket so no one sees.Tu risques de crever l'œil de quelqu'un!Hence slowpoke, and.American plant) ( plante ) raisin d'Amérique slowpoke, poke, UK: slowcoach US, informal (person who does things slowly) ( familier ) traînard, traînarde nm, nf ( familier ) lambin, lambine nm,.Amy a vingt pokes Facebook.Old English pohha, pocca "bag, pocket Middle Dutch poke, Old Norse poki "bag, pouch, pocket dialectal German Pfoch from casino lac leamy PIE root *beu-, an imitative root associated with words for "to swell" számmisztika lotto (see bull (n.2).Poke (Facebook feature) ( Facebook, anglicisme, jargon ) poke ( Facebook, Can ) salutation Amy has twenty Facebook pokes.Fourre ça dans ta poche avant que quelqu'un ne le voie.Later (1708) the word is used in the sense "pokeweed as a shortened form of puccoon, from Algonquian (Virginia) *puccoon, name of a plant used for dyeing." Native roots for "smoke" and "stain" have been proposed as the origin or origins.Tu crois que Barry se tape sa nouvelle assistante?N.2 "pokeweed; a weed used in medicine and dyeing colonial American, from native words, possibly a confusion of similar-sounding Native American plant names; from 1630s in English as "tobacco plant short for uppowoc (1580s from Algonquian (Virginia) *uppowoc.
Il a délogé les fourmis avec un bâton.
To force, drive, or stir by or as by pushing or thrusting: He poked the fire.
Also (1809) the name of a device, like a yoke with a pole, attached to domestic animals such as pigs and sheep to keep them from escaping enclosures.