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Meaning of POKY

Pronunciation:  'powkee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  small and remote and insignificant; "a jerkwater college"; "passed a series of poky little one-horse towns"
  2. [adj]  wasting time
 

POKY is a 4 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: dawdling, dilatory, jerkwater, laggard, one-horse, pokey, provincial, slow
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pok"y\, a. [Written also pokey.]
1. Confined; cramped. [Prov. Eng.]

2. Dull; tedious; uninteresting. [Colloq.]

 
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