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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Poke as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

25 November 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Quick Crossword

We found 11 answers for the crossword clue 'Poke', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Quick Crossword.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Poke a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Poke as an answer itself some 114 times.

Poke is a single word clue made up of 4 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Quick Crossword' on Thursday, 11 November 2021 with the answer being PROD, we also found PROD to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

Before we get to our crossword answers for 'Poke', take a look at the definitions and example uses below, sometimes these help you think of different words or phrases that are common to 'Poke' and give you a hint.

  • (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

Urge on; cause to act; "The other children egged the boy on, but he did not want to throw the stone through the window"

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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