Part of speech:
(U.S. Navy) A place where offenders are temporarily confined, as on a warship
An institution for the confinement of persons convicted of minor criminal offenses.
(Uncountable) Confinement in a jail.
The definition of a pen is a small yard or animal enclosure, or an tool used to draw or write with ink.
(Slang) A penitentiary
The definition of a can is a container normally made of metal with a lid.
A prison or a prison cell; a jail:
(Old, Slang) A jail or guardhouse
A sound meant to imitate a nightingale's note
A person or thing that slams
(Hurling) The usual means of restarting play after a foul is committed, where the non-offending team restarts from where the foul was committed.
The definition of poky is slow, small and uncomfortable, or dowdy.
(Informal) Having little importance; limited in resources, scope, etc.; petty; inferior
Causing or tending to cause delay; meant to gain time, defer action, etc.
Slow or late in doing things; falling behind
A place for incarcerating prisoners; a jail.
Find another word for pokey. In this page you can discover 27 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for pokey, like: keep, brig, house of correction, jail, penitentiary, prison, lockup, pen, big house, can and clink.