poker

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English[edit]

Miniature tongs, shovel and poker

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Etymology 1[edit]

poke +‎ -er.

Noun[edit]

poker (plural pokers)

  1. A metal rod, generally of wrought iron, for adjusting the burning logs or coals in a fire; a firestick. [from earlier 16th c.]
  2. One who pokes.
  3. A kind of duck, the pochard.
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Etymology 2[edit]

American English, perhaps from first element of German Pochspiel, from German pochen, perhaps from French poque

Noun[edit]

poker (plural pokers)

  1. Any of various card games in which, following each of one or more rounds of dealing or revealing the cards, the players in sequence make tactical bets or drop out, the bets forming a pool to be taken either by the sole remaining player or, after all rounds and bets have been completed, by those remaining players who hold a superior hand according to a standard ranking of hand values for the game. [from earlier 19th c.]
  2. (poker) All the four cards of the same rank.
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Etymology 3[edit]

Compare Danish pokker (the deuce, devil), and English puck.

Noun[edit]

poker (plural pokers)

  1. (US, colloquial) Any imagined frightful object, especially one supposed to haunt the darkness; a bugbear.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Basque[edit]

Noun[edit]

poker

  1. belch

Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

poker m

  1. poker

Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia nl

Pronunciation[edit]

Hyphenation: po‧ker

Noun[edit]

poker n (uncountable)

  1. poker (card game)

Etymology[edit]

From poken +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

poker m (plural pokers, diminutive pokertje n)

  1. somebody who pokes a fire

Verb[edit]

poker

  1. first-person singular present indicative of pokeren
  2. imperative of pokeren

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French[edit]

French Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia fr

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English

Noun[edit]

poker m (plural pokers)

  1. (card games) poker

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Italian[edit]

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English

Noun[edit]

poker m (invariable)

  1. poker (card game)

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Polish[edit]

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poker m

  1. (card games) poker
  2. straight flush
    poker królewskiroyal flush

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pǒker/
  • Hyphenation: po‧ker

Noun[edit]

pòker m (Cyrillic spelling по̀кер)

  1. poker

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