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English definition of “poky”

poky

adjective uk (pokier, pokiest) (also pokey)   /ˈpəʊ.ki/ us    /ˈpoʊ-/

poky adjective (SMALL)

UK informal describes a room, house, or other place that is unpleasantly small and uncomfortable: They live in a poky little flat.

poky adjective (SLOW)

US informal slow: I wish you wouldn't be so poky when you're getting ready.

poky adjective (FAST)

UK informal (of a car) fast: a poky two-litre petrol engine
(Definition of poky from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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