There are 2 main translations of poke in Spanish

: poke1poke2

poke1

Pronunciation: /poʊk//pəʊk/

transitive verb

  • 1

    • 1.1(jab)

      to poke the fire atizar el fuego
      • (with finger) to poke sb in the eye meterle el dedo en el ojo a algn
      • to poke sb's eye out sacarle un ojo a algn
      • (with elbow) she poked me in the ribs to make me shut up me dio un codazo para que me callara
      • he poked me in the ribs with his umbrella me clavó el paraguas en el costado
      • stop poking me! ¡deja ya de darme!

    • 1.2(thrust)

      she poked her head around the door asomó la cabeza por la puerta
      • he poked his head out from under the sheets sacó la cabeza de entre las sábanas
      • to poke sth at sb/sth
      • stop poking that stick at me! ¡deja ya de darme con el palo!
      • poke a fork into the meat to see if it's done pincha la carne con un tenedor a ver si está hecha
      • he poked his finger through the crack metió el dedo por la ranura
      • he poked a hole in the bag le hizo un agujero a la bolsa
      • it's easy to poke holes in their argument es fácil echar por tierra su argumento

  • 2USinformal

    (punch)
    to poke sb in the nose pegarle un puñetazo en la nariz a algn informal

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (jab)
    to poke at sth
    • he poked at the mouse with a stick le dio al ratón con un palo
    • she poked listlessly at her food jugueteaba desganada con la comida
  • 2

    (project)
    asomar
    her feet were poking out of the sheets los pies le asomaban por entre las sábanas
    • a few shoots were poking up out of the soil unos cuantos brotes asomaban en la tierra
    • his elbows were poking out of his sweater los codos le asomaban por los agujeros del suéter

noun

  • 1

    (jab)
    golpe masculine
    (with elbow) codazo masculine
    she gave him a poke in the ribs (with elbow) le dio / le pegó un codazo en el costado
    • to give the fire a poke atizar el fuego
    • it's better than a poke in the eye (with a sharp stick) (algo es algo,) peor es nada
  • 2USinformal

    (punch)
    mamporro masculine informal
    puñetazo masculine
    to give sb a poke on the nose pegarle un puñetazo en la nariz a algn informal
  • 3Britishvulgar slang

    (sexual act)
    polvo masculine slang
    cogida feminine Mexico River Plate vulgar slang
    to have a poke follar Spain vulgar slang

There are 2 main translations of poke in Spanish

: poke1poke2

poke2

monedero, n.

Pronunciation: /poʊk//pəʊk/

noun

  • 1

    (purse) monedero masculine US informal
    (purse) chauchera feminine Chile US informal
    (wallet) billetera feminine