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- v. Present participle of poke.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Drudging; servile.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Drudging; servile. [Colloq.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)
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The 'Overnight Sensation' album is released, he title poking sarcastic fun at the band's longevity.
In the past it's been Spike Jones or Mark McLaughlin poking us, or Poe, Lovecraft, Jackson, or Ligotti terrorizing us.
It seems SNL may have used [shock! horror!] exaggeration in poking a little fun at The Sainted One.
It only falls apart a little when Nick points out a ventilation hose poking from a building window.
Obama's supporters always scream "racism" anytime Obama's suitability for the presidency is questioned, yet have no qualms in poking fun at Senator Clinton.
I note in poking around further that there is a lending library there for videos and for music.
One English chronicler told how MacMurrough, recognising the features of a personal enemy poking from a pile of severed heads after a battle, snatched up the rotting flesh and tore it with his teeth in a "hideous frenzy".
After Wolski scored a power-play goal at 10: 23, Sharp tied the score again poking a pass from Denis Arkhipov past Theodore for a short-handed goal at 11: 43.
The critical reviews took great delight in poking fun both at titled collectors locked in furious bidding wars over ancient volumes and at book-lovers waxing rhapsodic over what the period termed the "outside" of books.
On the brighter side, however, he writes as follows about a popular comedian, Hector Suárez, who delights in poking fun at Mexican customs and foibles: