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To poke definition

He poked a stick into the hole; He poked her in the ribs with his elbow.
From the, hansard archive, he pokes fun at that; be does not think there can be such a thing.
There is a clear role for the media, which need to stop using stereotypical images and stop poking sky casino live blackjack fun.
She poked her head in at the window; His foot was poking out of the blankets.These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content.From the, hansard archive, specula- tors are already poking their noses here and there, trying to smell out what profits are in it for them.Times, Sunday mister man sin førtidspension hvis man vinder i lotto Times (2010) Instead of one that looks like a tortoise with its bonnet and wheels poking out from underneath a ridiculously swollen shell?Times, Sunday Times (2011)But out on the grassy fields, impressive numbers of snipe poked and probed about.From the, hansard archive, all kinds of gibes could no doubt be poked.
Iain Gale Man of Honour (2007)The piece also poked fun at claims that he was one of the few to spot the downturn coming.
I wonder how much of that is due to people poking their fingers in the wrong holes.

Times, Sunday Times (2007).He is always poking his nose into my affairs.To push something into; to prod.We shall be poking boys up chimneys again before we know where we are.Noun (1) pk 1 chiefly Southern US and Midland US : bag, sack poke verb poked; poking transitive verb 1a(1) : prod, jab poked him all bonus objectives in legion in the ribs (2) : to urge or stir by prodding or jabbing poked and scolded by the old folks.The children often poked fun at him because of his stammer.Pig poke 2 n ( jab) Stoß m, Schubs m (inf) ; to give somebody/something a poke (with stick) jdn / etw stoßen ; (with finger) jdn / etw stupsen ; I got a poke in the eye from his umbrella er stieß mir den.Times, Sunday Times (2012)You can imagine my dismay as the years slipped by and no flame poked up his head.
I suggest that if he pokes his nose any further into this he will get it punched by local authorities.

To (cause to) protrude or project.