Crossword clues for poky
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Poky \Pok"y\, a. [Written also pokey.]
Confined; cramped. [Prov. Eng.]
Dull; tedious; uninteresting. [Colloq.]
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Etymology 1 n. A gambling device based on the card game poker Etymology 2
a. slow Etymology 3
a. (context of a room or other enclosed space English) small and cramped n. (context slang English) jail
Usage examples of "poky".
Pokier helped in working out the Halbmodelle solution: bisecting the model lengthwise and mounting it flat-side to the wall of the test chamber, bringing the tubes through that way to all the manometers outside.
Once again it was the influence of Liebig, the great professor of chemistry on whose name-street in Munich Pokier lived while he attended the T.
Pokier could ever have imagined, it seemed many nights to be purely music, his consciousness moving through the soundscape at bay, observing, compliant, still precariously safe, but not for long.
A cottage in some small town or village would cost far less than even the pokiest of flats in London, and she could surely find a job--anything that would bring in enough to feed and clothe her!
The Coburg Social Parlours, when once we had passed the poky little foyer, were brightly lit and crowded with noisy people, all of whom were sitting at tables for four, on which were glasses of beer.
We had dinner in Kensington in a poky little two-room place where the menu is as big as a newspaper and everything that can be flambe is flambe.
Naturally, he told himself, the pokier commercial craft would be nowhere near as luxurious as the shuttle carried by Malaika's yacht, the Gloryhole.