Crossword solutions & Synonyms for

12 September 2020 Evening Standard Easy Crossword

We have 11 answers for the crossword clue Poke. We last saw the 'Poke' clue in Evening Standard Easy Crossword on Thursday, 17 September 2020.

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Definitions and usage

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  • (boxing) a blow with the fist; "I gave him a clout on his nose"
  • A sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow); "he warned me with a jab with his finger"; "he made a thrusting motion with his fist"
  • A bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases
  • Someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind
  • Hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument; "the salesman pounded the door knocker"; "a bible-thumping Southern Baptist"
  • Stir by poking; "poke the embers in the fireplace"
  • Search or inquire in a meddlesome way; "This guy is always nosing around the office"
  • Poke or thrust abruptly; "he jabbed his finger into her ribs"
  • Tall coarse perennial American herb having small white flowers followed by blackish-red berries on long drooping racemes; young fleshy stems are edible; berries and root are poisonous
  • Make a hole by poking

Crossword Answers

2 Letters


3 Letters


A quick short straight punch


A heavy iron lever with one end forged into a wedge


4 Letters


A pointed instrument that is used to prod into a state of motion


A pointed instrument that is used to prod into a state of motion

5 Letters


A sharp bend in a road or river



A slight push or shake

6 Letters



The act of applying force to propel something; "after reaching the desired velocity the drive is cut off"

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