poky

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Etymology 1[edit]

By shortening from poker machine (gambling device)

Noun[edit]

poky (plural pokies)

  1. A gambling device based on the card game poker

Etymology 2[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

poky (comparative pokier, superlative pokiest)

  1. slow

Etymology 3[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

poky (comparative pokier, superlative pokiest)

  1. (of a room or other enclosed space) small and cramped
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Noun[edit]

poky (plural pokies)

  1. (slang) jail