Translation of "poke" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /pəʊk/ us /poʊk/ present participle poking, past tense and past participle poked

to quickly push your finger or other pointed object into someone or something

hincar (el dedo o algo puntiagudo)
Nell kept poking me in the arm.

(Translation of “poke” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /pəuk/

to push something into; to prod

He poked a stick into the hole
He poked her in the ribs with his elbow.

to make (a hole) by doing this

hacer un agujero
She poked a hole in the sand with her finger.

to (cause to) protrude or project

She poked her head in at the window
His foot was poking out of the blankets.
poker noun

a (usually metal) rod for stirring up a fire

a red-hot poker.
poky adjective ( pokey)

(of a room etc) small, with not enough space

minúsculo, diminuto
a poky little basement flat.
poke about phrasal verb ( poke around)

to look or search for something among other things

She was poking about in a drawer trying to find a tape measure.
poke fun at

to laugh at unkindly

burlarse de alguien
The children often poked fun at him because of his stammer.
poke one’s nose into

to interfere with other people’s business

meter la nariz en
He is always poking his nose into my affairs.

(Translation of “poke” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)