Pokey synonyms

pō'kē
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(Historical) The main tower of a castle or fortress, located within the castle walls. (According to keep, the word comes "from the Middle English term kype, meaning basket or cask, and was a term applied to the shell keep at Guînes, said to resemble a barrel".)
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(U.S. Navy) A place where offenders are temporarily confined, as on a warship
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An institution for the confinement of persons convicted of minor criminal offenses.
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(Uncountable) Confinement in a jail.
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(Colloquial) Any restrictive environment, such as a harsh academy or home.
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(UK, chiefly) A storage unit with a door secured by a padlock or deadbolt; a garage
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The definition of a pen is a small yard or animal enclosure, or an tool used to draw or write with ink.
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(Slang) A penitentiary
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The definition of a can is a container normally made of metal with a lid.
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A prison or a prison cell; a jail:
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(US, countable or uncountable) a mixed drink, especially one served chilled
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Alternative spelling of co-op.
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(Old, Slang) A jail or guardhouse
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(Geology) A fracture in which the strata are not offset; a geologic joint.
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A sound meant to imitate a nightingale's note
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A person or thing that slams
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Public disturbance or commotion; tumultuous disorder; seditious uproar.
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A jail.
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(Hurling) The usual means of restarting play after a foul is committed, where the non-offending team restarts from where the foul was committed.
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The definition of poky is slow, small and uncomfortable, or dowdy.
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(US, colloquial, pejorative) Of an inhabited place, small, insignificant, backward
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(Informal) Having little importance; limited in resources, scope, etc.; petty; inferior
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Causing or tending to cause delay; meant to gain time, defer action, etc.
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Slow or late in doing things; falling behind
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A place for incarcerating prisoners; a jail.
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(UK, Ireland, Australia) Alternative spelling of jail.
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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.