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English definition of “poker”

poker

noun uk   /ˈpəʊ.kər/ us    /ˈpoʊ.kɚ/

poker noun (GAME)

[U] a game played with cards in which people try to win money from each otherCard gamesGambling and bookmakingTaking risks

poker noun (TOOL)

[C] a long, thin metal stick that you use to move around coal or wood in a fire so that it burns betterThe fireplace and parts of the fireplace
(Definition of poker from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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